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  • Sinkhole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


    A sinkhole, also known as a sink, sink-hole, shakehole, swallet, swallow hole, or
    doline (the different terms for sinkholes are often used interchangeably), is a ...

  • Incredible Sinkholes Around the World Photos - ABC News


    The sinkhole looks like a twenty foot drop off the side of a steep cliff.

  • Amazing sinkholes | MNN - Mother Nature Network


    Some of the most famous sinkholes are seemingly endless pits that swallow trees
    , cars and buildings. Here are some of the world's most fascinating sinkholes.

  • How Sinkholes Work - HowStuffWorks


    Sinkholes are much more than holes in the ground. Learn how sinkholes can
    cause the Earth to swallow up you, your home and your car.

  • Sinkholes - Southwest Florida Water Management District


    Sinkholes are depressions or holes in the land surface that occur throughout
    west-central Florida. They can be shallow or deep, small or large, but all are a ...

  • Sinkhole opens up in Cobb County | www.wsbtv.com

    http://www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/sinkhole-opens-cob... - 19 hours ago

    19 hours ago ... A 20-foot deep sinkhole has opened up in Cobb County, swallowing trees and
    putting a nearby business on edge.

  • (PDF) Florida's Sinkholes - Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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    (from Bates and Jackson, Dictionary of Geological terms.) Sinkholes are a natural
    component of Flori- da's landscape. In the simplest sense, sink- holes are ...

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


    Mar 4, 2013 ... Natural sinkholes – as opposed to manmade tunnel or cave collapses .... At the
    most basic level, people in a sinkhole-prone zone are best ...

  • Sinkholes, from USGS Water-Science School


    Jul 17, 2014 ... Sinkholes are common where the rock below the land surface is limestone,
    carbonate rock, salt beds, or rocks that can naturally be dissolved ...

  • Giant sinkhole near Cowshill 'could keep growing' - BBC News


    A giant sinkhole in County Durham is causing increasing concern as it threatens
    to get bigger, according to a landowner.