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Bimmah Sinkhole
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPearl
N 23° 02.170 E 059° 04.300
40Q E 712283 N 2549025
Quick Description: Geologists say this 40 meter wide, 20 meter deep water-hole was created when a limestone cavern collapsed, but the locals say a piece of the moon fell from the sky and made the hole.
Location: Oman
Date Posted: 2/11/2007 11:54:49 AM
Waymark Code: WM17DM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 102

Long Description:
This sinkhole was formed naturally when the ground over unstable layers collapsed on itself. There is an underwater tunnel leading to the sea 500 metres away, leading to a mixing of fresh and sea water in the hole. It is possible to dive this, however due to possible extreme tidal conditions, caution is advised.

The Sinkhole is located about 6km from Dibab along the coast graded road from Muscat to Sur. Right now a big motorway is under construction next to it.
Waymark is confirmed to be publicly accessible: yes

Parking Coordinates: N 23° 02.165 W 059° 04.322

Access fee (In local currency): .00

Requires a high clearance vehicle to visit.: no

Requires 4x4 vehicle to visit.: yes

Public Transport available: Not Listed

Website reference: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
No specific requirements, just have fun visiting the waymark.
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