New official map of giant sinkhole dimensions shows significant growth (PHOTO)

Published: October 14th, 2012 at 12:33 pm ET
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>> Updated Here: Officials confirm the crude oil covering the giant sinkhole in Assumption Parish, LA is coming from a massive underground formation(s) of crude oil and gas, and officials don’t know how to stop it. In the Napoleonville Salt Dome below the sinkhole, there is an estimated 500 billion cubic feet of gas and 200 million gallons of crude oil. <<

A new map of the sinkhole’s dimensions was uploaded to the Assumption Parish website at 11:45a ET on October 14, 2012:

Red Line: Aug. 19, 2012
Green Line: Sept. 21, 2012
Blue Line: Oct. 14, 2012
Yellow line is oil boom

>> Are the numbers ’635′ visible in the photo below? If not, see: New official map has largest dimension of sinkhole same color as background -- Unable to be seen without manipulating image (PHOTO) <<

Watch the latest flyover video of sinkhole here

Published: October 14th, 2012 at 12:33 pm ET
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