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Some soap holes will mound up, which is why some call them mud volcanoes. 

Researchers aim to get a handle on mysterious soap holes

U of Calgary wants to build a database of the odd little bogs of greasy — and often treacherous — mud

Do you have a soap hole on your property? Researchers from the University of Calgary are asking landowners who have one of these “mysterious occurrences of liquified clays” to contact them so they can record their location. Early settlers of Alberta and Saskatchewan found these odd formations of sand, silt, clay, and water and gave […] Read more