Bayou Corne Sinkhole, Louisiana, USA (image) Geological Society of America Caption The Bayou Corne Sinkhole formed on Aug. 3, 2012, following sidewall collapse of the Texas Brine Oxy Geismar #3 storage cavity within the Napoleonville Salt Dome in southern Louisiana. Credit Photo date: Aug. 12, 2012; credit: On Wings of Care. Geology article by C. Jones et al. Usage Restrictions Credit as noted. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.