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Photo Journal: A 'hole' lot of speculation


Kenichi Odagiri is seen next to a mysterious hole that appeared in his field, in Tsugaru, Aomori Prefecture, on March 29, 2017. The hole was first noticed by Odagiri's father earlier this month when the area was still covered by snow. When the snow melted the hole turned out to be oval shaped, a few meters in diameter and about 1.5 meters deep. People have speculated that it was created by lightning or a meteor strike, and police are investigating. Odagiri says he hopes the hole was created by a meteor. (Mainichi)

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