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Oregon's 'Lost Lake' Is Disappearing Down A Big Hole, And Now We Know Why

For as long as anyone can remember, something strange has been happening at Lost Lake in central Oregon's Willamette National Forest. Around this time each year, the lake drains down a huge hole (see video above). Just where all the H2O goes has been a bit of a mystery, The Bulletin reported. The lake "fills up in the winter, when input exceeds the rate of draining, and then it goes dry and it becomes a meadow," Jude McHugh, a spokeswoman for the national forest, told the Bend, Ore.-based newspaper. If anyone were to plug the hole -- which McHugh said she hopes no one would try to do -- it would cause flooding. Read More: Huff Post

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