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Sinkhole - Wikipedia

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A sinkhole, also known as a cenote, sink, sink-hole, shakehole, swallet, swallow hole, or doline ... Most are caused by karst processes—for example, the chemical dissolution of carbonate rocks...

Causes, Effects and Types of Sinkholes - Conserve Energy Future

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Causes of Sinkholes. Sinkholes can be natural or man made. Natural sinkholes occur due to erosion or underground water. They start developing long time ...

What Causes Sinkholes to Form? - AccuWeather

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Apr 25, 2013 ... Heavy rain can contribute to sinkhole formation, but sinkholes can also be manmade. ... its cohesive bond, which could potentially cause the ground to drop. .... A major snowstorm with blizzard conditions may develop over the ...

Sinkholes, from USGS Water-Science School

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Dec 9, 2016 ... As the rock dissolves, spaces and caverns develop underground. ... Diagram of a sinkhole caused by dissolution of subsurface rock, generally ...

What are sinkholes and what causes them? | World news | The ...

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Mar 4, 2013 ... In the language of geologists, the process that causes sinkholes is "the .... Some developing sinkholes can be filled in; Anthony Randazzo, ...

How Sinkholes Work | HowStuffWorks

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Learn how sinkholes can cause the Earth to swallow up you, your home and your car. ... Sinkholes typically develop slowly as bedrock is whittled away by water ...

What are sinkholes, how do they form and why are we seeing so ...

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Feb 18, 2014 ... The sudden collapse of the ground under your feet is the stuff of nightmares and yet sinkholes are very real - read on to find out what's causing ...

Why Sinkholes Open Up - National Geographic News

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Aug 13, 2013 ... Get the science behind sinkholes and which areas are more prone to .... Still, as our population grows and we develop more areas that are ...

Sinkhole Information - Water Quality Services - Environmental Utilities

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They are typically circular but can develop in other shapes depending on the soils and ... Sinkholes can be classified as geologic hazards sometimes causing  ...

What causes sinkholes? › Ask an Expert (ABC Science)

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Apr 29, 2014 ... What causes these freakish events? ... Not all limestone areas will develop sinkholes, as their formation also depends on moisture levels.