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August 14, 2007

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.

Publication Year 2007
Title Sinkholes
DOI 10.3133/fs20073060
Authors James E. Kaufmann
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2007-3060
Index ID fs20073060
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Mid-Continent Geographic Science Center