Sinkhole in Frederick, Maryland

Image: Sinkhole in Frederick, Maryland

Detailed Description

Cover-collapse sinkhole in limestone near Frederick, Maryland (September 2003). Many sinkholes occur along highways where rainwater runoff is concentrated into storm drains and ditches increasing the rate of sinkhole development (note the sewer drain pipe beneath roadway).


Image Dimensions: 2048 x 1536

Location Taken: Frederick, MD, US