A five-meter crater formed on the beach in nice : In the World : Vladim

News 2 February, 2018

In the middle of the beach, which until recently rested many tourists in nice appeared strange and rather symmetric funnel having a depth of two meters. Crater with a width of five meters, according to the authorities, should not disturb local residents.


Christian Estrosi, is the mayor of nice, in its official Twitter account issued a message urging all residents and visitors of citizens to remain calm. The mayor explained that a new crater was formed due to natural phenomena and is not a consequence of anthropogenic processes. Note, the bottom of the funnel is clearly seen in the water with a fairly light tint. Numerous experts have confirmed that it is likely that this crater was formed by groundwater inflow, which after some time has eroded enough soil for the formation of this basin.


According to data released by the television channel BFMTV, soon town Council ordered the installation of a new fence around the crater, but after a while its covered with layer of soil.