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Berezniki formed another failure of the soil

PERM, April 21. /Offset. Anastasia averkova TASS/. New cavities were formed in Berezniki (Perm Krai). About TASS reported the press service of the city administration.

“On 22 March in the streets of Kotovsk crater, its dimensions of 2.6 to 3.8 meters; 9 April 2017 here he formed a second funnel, the size of which at the moment is 7.5 to 9 meters, depth 8 meters. The failure of education in this area was expected by scientists of the Mining Institute of the Ural branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (UB RAS) for the past two years. From December 2016 on this section was recorded a number of seismic events connected with processes of destruction in rocks that, according to the researchers, was a clear indication of the formation of a failure craters on the earth’s surface,” – said in the administration.

As a result, beginning in 2006, the flooding of the mine Uralkali in Berezniki was formed four failure in the city. First – at the site of the first mine between the drying compartment and the factory technical salt. The second – on the tracks of the local station. The third failure appeared near the mine construction management of the company “Uralkali”. The fourth failure near the building of the former school number 26, formed in February, 2015. The size of the largest of them – the third to date are 135 to 144 meters.

Berezniki – the second largest city in Perm Krai, with a population of about 150 thousand people.

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