Lake Peigneur: The Swirling Vortex of Doom

In 1980,a Louisiana Lake experiences a freak Drilling Accident resulting in a Hole that caused a tremendous Whirlpool…The sucking force was so strong that it reversed the flow of a 12-mile-long canal which led out to the Gulf of Mexico, and dragged 11 barges from that canal into the swirling vortex….

Definetely a cool read. Check out the full story here

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  1. That is totally fascinating. Thanks for sharing! It got me to check out a few other oddities. I believe there was a article published within the last two weeks that indicated the sightings of the ivory-billed woodpecker in AR were actually sightings of the pileated.

    In our backyard in McLean, we spotted a pileated woodpecker around ’90/’91. It was an absolute sight to be seen. Gorgeous.


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