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Sinkholes - Florida Department of Environmental Protection

www.dep.state.fl.us/geology/geologictopics/sinkhole/florida_sinkhole_poster.pdf

In Florida sinkholes form in carbonate bedrock, principally limestone and dolostone. Naturally acidic rainwater enters the soil and percolates downward.

Florida sinkhole that swallowed a man has reopened - CNN.com

www.cnn.com/2015/08/20/us/florida-sinkhole-seffner/

Aug 20, 2015 ... A massive sinkhole in Florida, which had been filled in, has opened up again -- bringing back nightmarish memories of when it swallowed a ...

The Sinkhole Hunters: In sprawling Florida, one group of geologists ...

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Dec 31, 2015 ... While sinkholes dot the globe, Florida is uniquely vulnerable. The state sits on fragile karst terrain formed from the dissolution of soluble ...

Why Are There So Many Sinkholes in Florida? - The Atlantic

www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/08/why-are-there-so-many-sinkholes-in-florida/378869/

Aug 22, 2014 ... Yes, Florida has more sinkholes than any other state in the nation, according to the local agency that oversees insurance regulations and ...

Sinkholes, West-Central Florida - U.S. Geological Survey

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many new sinkholes develop naturally, in west-central Florida and elsewhere ... Most of Florida is prone to sinkhole formation because it is under- lain by thick ...

Florida Sinkhole Locations | Earth Tech

www.earthtech.com/residential/sinkhole-truth/florida-sinkhole-locations/

Enter your address and find mapping of recent sinkhole locations within a half mile to 8 miles of your home.

Florida's Turnpike southbound lanes reopened after sinkholes ...

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10 hours ago ... All Southbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike in the vicinity of Hard Rock Stadium have reopened to traffic Sunday morning following emergency ...

Interactive Florida Sinkhole Map | Do you live near a sinkhole?

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We've located a Florida sinkhole map that you can use to see if you live near a sinkhole. These maps show the probability, frequency and density of sinkhole ...

Are Sinkholes Near Me? | Secure Foundation Systems Inc. in Ocala ...

www.securefsi.com/sinkholesnear.asp

In Florida, sinkhole activity can literally occur anywhere, with the highest concentration in west central Florida due to the karst limerock environment. The various ...

Florida sinkhole growing, may swallow house - USA Today

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Nov 2, 2015 ... SEFFNER, Fla. — A sinkhole has grown by nearly 8 feet since opening up late last week and is threatening to swallow a duplex, Hillsborough ...

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FGS - Sinkholes in Florida

www.dep.state.fl.us

Jun 27, 2016 ... Sinkholes are a common feature of Florida's landscape. They are only one of many kinds of karst landforms, which include caves, disappearing ...

Sinkhole Maps of Florida Counties

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Record 1 - 25 of 52 ... Outline maps of Florida's counties, displaying sinkholes of varying sizes. Some counties contain no sinkholes, and therefore do not have a ...

Florida sinkhole reopens two years after it swallowed a sleeping ...

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Aug 19, 2015 ... A giant sinkhole in Florida has opened up two years after a sinkhole in the same spot swallowed a sleeping man and killed him, authorities said ...