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A sinkhole, also known as a cenote, sink, sink-hole, shakehole, swallet, swallow hole, or doline is a depression or hole in the ground caused by some form of ...

Sinkhole.org - Learn About Sinkholes


Sinkholes are a common, naturally occurring geologic feature and one of the predominant landforms in Florida, where they pose hazards to property and the ...

10 sinkhole facts that could save your life - CBS News


Mar 4, 2013 ... Most sinkholes give warning signs of their impending devastation; Here are 10 facts to help you avoid danger.

5 Fascinating Facts About Sinkholes that Leave You Querying the ...


Fascinating Facts About Sinkholes - While we're sitting in the confines of our homes, watching our favorite television shows, feeding the dog or having a gala ...

Facts about sinkholes in Florida | WFLA.com


Mar 1, 2013 ... The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Florida Geological Survey has compiled the following information about sinkholes.

Facts on sinkholes in Florida - Naples Daily News


Aug 12, 2013 ... Facts on sinkholes in Florida. Damage to buildings caused by a sinkhole 40 to 50 in diameter is seen at the Summer Bay Resort, Monday, Aug.

Facts About Florida Sinkholes | Olshan Foundation Repair


Sinkholes can be one of nature's most destructive forces but in many cases can be prevented. Get the facts.

Sinkholes, from USGS Water-Science School


May 2, 2016 ... Sinkholes are common where the rock below the land surface is limestone, carbonate rock, salt beds, or rocks that can naturally be dissolved ...

Sink Holes | Weather Wiz Kids


What are sinkholes? Sinkholes are pits in the ground that form in areas where water gathers without external drainage. Sinkholes mainly occur as water drains  ...

Sinkhole facts: What causes sinkholes, common in Central Florida ...


Aug 13, 2013 ... Sinkholes, like the kind that swallowed part of a resort near Disney World in central Florida this week, are more common than you might think.

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6 Fun Facts About Sinkholes That Will Leave you Terrified of ...


Dec 16, 2014 ... The following are some fun facts about sinkholes that should in no way reassure you regarding the dangers of sinkholes.

8 fascinating facts about sinkholes - The Telegraph


Jul 9, 2016 ... What is a sinkhole? How is a hurricane formed? Discover the science behind some of nature's most spectacular phenomena in our eight-part ...

Five facts about sinkholes - News - Yahoo


Mar 5, 2013 ... A gaping, 50-foot sinkhole that took the life of a Florida man, Jeff Bush, whose bedroom was swallowed up, made for scary headlines ...