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2014-07-18 23:08:19

Builders will bring their sinkhole concerns/inquiries to the "Sinkhole 101" continuing education class being offered by the Florida Association of Sinkhole Stabilization Specialists

Sink Hole Swallows Car In Chevy Chase, Maryland
2014-03-07 05:05:08

NASA has revealed a new analysis of airborne radar data collected in 2012 which shows that the instruments detected the presence of a massive sinkhole that later collapsed and forced people to be evacuated in the Bayou Corne, Louisiana region later on that year.

2014-03-06 16:20:32

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New analyses of NASA airborne radar data collected in 2012 reveal the radar detected indications of a huge sinkhole before it collapsed and

2013-08-27 23:00:44

Thousands of sinkholes in Florida cause alarm for residents that question low Aquifer water levels as being part of the problem.

Understanding Sinkholes And Why Are They Dangerous
2013-03-11 16:18:59

Ever since a 20-foot sinkhole tragically opened up beneath a Florida home on February 28, these natural phenomena have become fixtures in both newspaper headlines and the public consciousness. But what exactly are sinkholes?

2011-07-29 13:00:00

POTTSVILLE, Pa., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection today approved a 50-foot, next-level excavation that will allow New Hope Crushed Stone & Lime to excavate limestone to a depth of 170 feet below sea level at its Bucks County quarry. The quarry, which has been in operation since the 1930s, has already been permitted to mine limestone to 200 feet below mean sea level, but approval must be granted at each 50-foot increment to continue to the...

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2010-07-26 10:40:00

Steering clear of crocodiles and navigating around massive submerged trees, a team of divers began mapping some of the 25 freshwater pools of Cara Blanca, Belize, which were important to the ancient Maya.

2009-09-09 12:24:38

A University of Illinois archaeologist says she will lead a team that will be the first to explore the sacred pools of the southern Mayan lowlands in Belize. Professor Lisa Lucero said she will lead a team of expert divers, a geochemist and an archaeologist in the expedition, funded by the National Geographic Society, to investigate the cultural significance and environmental history and condition of three of the 23 pools of Cara Blanca, in central Belize. The groundwater-filled sinkholes in...

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2009-02-25 08:55:52

Researchers are exploring extreme conditions for life in a place not known for extremes.


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