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
DOI 10.3133/fs20073060
Edition -
Year Published 2007
Language ENGLISH
Publisher Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s) Mid-Continent Geographic Science Center
Description 2 p.