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Mapping Sinkholes Before They Become Serious

mapping sinkholes

The top trend on Google search right now is "sinkhole". As many have seen a sinkhole in Florida swallowed a man in his bedroom making the somewhat mundane term a buzzword around the world.

I just did a data dive on SeeClickFix to see where sinkholes have been popping up recently. Here's what I came up with. You can zoom in on a location to get more reports if they exist.

Feel free to add to the data set by using the report button below.  Also feel free to copy this widget I created with the embed button below.

I know little about the leading indicators of large sinkholes like the one in Florida but I'll fancy a guess that some start as smaller sinkholes like ones documented here:

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You can also find photos of sinkholes from the gallery here: