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Sinkhole

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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 ...

How Sinkholes Form - St. Johns River Water Management District

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As the limestone dissolves, pores and cracks are enlarged and carry even more acidic water. Sinkholes are formed when the land surface above collapses or ...

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Mar 2, 2013 ... Sinkholes are eating up buildings! You've seen 'em on the news, maybe even in your own neighborhoods... but what exactly causes them in ...
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Jul 30, 2012 ... Hey ummm but those texas has sinkhole in dallas or plano? Thanks ... What does evolution have to do with sink holes?. Read more.

Who, What, Why: How are sinkholes formed? - BBC News

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Mar 4, 2013 ... A Florida man whose bedroom was engulfed by a sinkhole as he slept is presumed dead. But how do these sinkholes form?

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 them. ... Sometimes in karst areas [irregular landscapes formed when ...

What Sinkholes Are and Why They Are Dangerous - ZME Science

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Jan 9, 2016 ... The most impressive sinkholes form in thick layers of homogenous limestone. Their formation is facilitated by high groundwater flow, often ...

Sink Holes | Weather Wiz Kids

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Natural sinkholes occur due to erosion or underground water. They start developing ... Humans are also responsible for the formation of sinkholes. Activities like ...

Sinkholes, from USGS Water-Science School

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May 2, 2016 ... Picture of a sinkhole that formed below part of a house. A sinkhole is an area of ground that has no natural external surface drainage--when it ...

What Are Sinkholes? - Live Science

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Mar 15, 2014 ... Located in Green County, east of Bowling Green, Ky., this sinkhole formed about eight years ago; the owners of the farmland where it formed ...

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Causes, Effects and Types of Sinkholes - Conserve Energy Future

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Humans are also responsible for the formation of sinkholes. Activities like drilling, mining, construction, broken water or drain pipes, improperly compacted soil ...

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

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Feb 18, 2014 ... The UK seems to be suffering from a plague of sinkholes. ... Naturally, it's the latter type that create headlines, but both varieties are formed by ...

How Sinkholes Work | HowStuffWorks

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Most sinkholes occur in areas where the bedrock is formed from soft minerals and rocks like salt, gypsum, limestone, dolomite or others belonging to the ...