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Fact Sheet 2007-3060


Publications Warehouse Fact Sheet 2007-3060

Sinkholes

By James E. Kaufmann

Fact Sheet 2007-3060

Catastrophic Sinkhole Collapse in Missouri

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.

Posted August 2007

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