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Sinkholes

Fact Sheet 2007-3060

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Abstract

Sinkholes are a common feature in Missouri where limestone and dolomite outcrop. Though often considered a benign nuisance, sudden, catastrophic collapses can destroy property, delay construction projects, and contaminate ground water resources.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Sinkholes
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
2007-3060
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2007
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s):
Mid-Continent Geographic Science Center
Description:
2 p.