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Lake Peigneur Vortex

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Ok, this is only slightly related to Benchmarking. But, I stumbled across this story and just have to share it with you. The world’s weirdest engineering disaster may have been caused by a miscalculated triangulation station. I hope you don’t think it’s too far off topic.


Lake Peigneur Louisiana 1980

A Texaco oil drilling rig set up at the wrong location and ended up destroying millions of dollars worth of property. No one was killed. See this Amazing 10 min video



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