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Massive Crack Opens in Wyoming

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A closeup of the mysterious Wyoming crack is seen in this photo from SNS Outfitters and Guides.

A closeup of the mysterious Wyoming crack is seen in this photo from SNS Outfitters and Guides.

A massive and mysterious crack is developing in the state of Wyoming, leaving many to wonder what is going on.

The crack, which is located near the town of Ten Sleep is about 600 meters long and 50 meters wide, according to KUSA television in Denver, Colorado.

"We don't really know what caused it, or if it's done falling," Sy Gilliland SNS Outfitter & Guides told KUSA. "One of my hunters stumbled on it when he was hunting there Oct. 1."

No one witnessed the crack's start.

Gilliland told the station that weeks later the crack had grown a lot.

"I don't really think anyone knows what happened out there, all of a sudden it was just there. I think the reason it's so fascinating is it's so big. And it doesn't make any sense, where it happened it's just like the ground opened up, and the size of it is just huge."

SNS said locals are referring to the crack as “the gash,” while others use “the crack.”

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