Fact Sheet 2007-3060



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.

Study Area

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Sinkholes
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2007-3060
DOI 10.3133/fs20073060
Year Published 2007
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s) Mid-Continent Geographic Science Center
Description 2 p.
Country United States
State Missouri
Google Analytic Metrics Metrics page
Additional publication details