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A sinkhole, also known as a cenote, sink, sink-hole, shakehole, swallet, swallow hole, or doline ... Some 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, Effects and Types of Sinkholes: Sinkholes holes open up suddenly, without any indications ... They start developing long time before it actually appears.

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 ...

How Sinkholes Form - St. Johns River Water Management District

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Sinkholes also can cause water quality problems. During a collapse ... The final breakthrough can develop over a period of a few minutes to a few hours.

What Sinkholes Are and Why They Are Dangerous - ZME Science

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Jan 9, 2016 ... Their formation is facilitated by high groundwater flow, often caused by high ... Cover-collapse sinkholes develop very fast (sometimes even in a ...

Sink Holes | Weather Wiz Kids

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sinkhole. What causes sinkholes? Sinkholes can be natural or man made. Natural sinkholes occur due to erosion or underground water. They start developing ...

Sinkhole - Solving Drainage and Erosion Problems - Fairfax County ...

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Before any remediation work is done, the extent and cause of the sinkhole should ... usually develop because the soil along the structure was poorly compacted.

Frequently Asked Questions | Sinkhole & Foundation Repair | FAQ

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Frequently Asked Questions- FAQ on Sinkhole and Foundation related ... The water causes voids to develop in pre-existing openings in the ground, such as, ...

How Sinkholes Can Develop - ABC News

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Mar 1, 2013 ... How Sinkholes Can Develop. ... Here are some of the factors that can cause sinkholes: 1. Water. Sinkholes are typically caused when a deposit ...

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Sinkholes, from USGS Water-Science School

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Cover-collapse sinkholes may develop abruptly (over a period of hours) and cause catastrophic damages. They occur where the covering sediments contain a ...

What Causes Sinkholes to Form? - AccuWeather

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Apr 22, 2013 ... Heavy rain can contribute to sinkhole formation, but sinkholes can also be ... it loses its cohesive bond, which could potentially cause the ground to drop. ... northeast of the Bahamas has the potential to develop into a tropical ...

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 ...