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Florida Karst Sinkhole Information and

GIS Studies of Sinkholes

Click Here for a Partial List of Sinkhole Attorneys Webpage

Click Here for My Florida Sinkholes by County Maps

Click Here for Information about the Bayou Corne Sinkhole in Assumption Parish, Louisiana.

Click here for a list of online news articles about Florida sinkholes.

Latest Sinkholes in Florida

Latest Sinkholes in Florida

Processing the GIS data, map results will be published here as it available.

2013-06-04 - Latest Florida Sinkhole, 2300 Roxbury Road, Winter Park, Orange County, Florida information.

To view this location in Google Earth (GE), download this KMZ file. You must have GE installed to be able to load it up in Google Earth, or import it into a GIS program, like QGIS.

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12215 Anne Kenia Drive Thonososassa Florida Sinkhole

2013-04-12 - Latest Florida Sinkhole, 12215 Anne Kenia Drive, Thonotosassa, Hillsborough County, Florida information.

2013-03-26 - Latest Florida Sinkhole, 5315 Peach Ave, Seffner, Hillsborough County, Florida information being processed. Please visit later today for a map and until then, you can download a Google KMZ file, to view the location in Google Earth.

To view this location in Google Earth (GE), download this KMZ file. You must have GE installed to be able to load it up in Google Earth, or import it into a GIS program, like QGIS.

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Sinkhole - 1427 Lake Shore Ranch Drive, Seffner, Hillsborough County, Florida

Added March 24, 2013 -Seffner, Hillsborough County, Florida Area Sinkhole Map - Click here or on Map, for a Larger Map that you can Download and a KMZ link that you can use in Google Earth.

What is interesting about this sinkhole is that on 8 April 2010, a sinkhole appeared in the roadway, in front of a neighboring home, street number 1434.

To view this location in Google Earth (GE), download this KMZ file. You must have GE installed to be able to load it up in Google Earth, or import it into a GIS program, like QGIS.

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Mississippi Run, Weeki Wachee, Hernando County, Florida Sinkhole information being processed. Please visit later today for a map and Google KMZ file, to view in Google Earth.

To view this location in Google Earth (GE), download this KMZ file. You must have GE installed to be able to load it up in Google Earth, or import it into a GIS program, like QGIS.






Sinkholes in Florida

Sinkholes in Florida

Harbor Drive, Palm Harbor, Pinellas County, Florida Sinkhole Area Map

This one turned out to be just a scare because of tiles dislodged.

Added March 5, 2013 - Harbor Drive, Palm Harbor, Pinellas County, Florida Sinkhole Area Map.

Palm Harbor, Pinellas County, Florida Area Sinkhole Map - Click here or on Map, for a Larger Map that you can Download and a KMZ link that you can use in Google Earth.

News Source:

Sinkhole Scare in Palm Harbor: Homeowner thought that a Sinkhole had Opened in her House


1204 Cedar Tree Lane, Seffner, Florida Sinkhole Area Map

Added March 4, 2013 - 1204 Cedar Tree Lane, Seffner, Florida Sinkhole Area Map.

Seffner, Hillsborough County, Florida Area Sinkhole Map - Click here or on Map, for a Larger Map that you can Download


Bush Residence, Faithway Drive, Seffner, Florida Sinkhole Area Map

Added March 1, 2013 - Bush Residence, Faithway Drive, Seffner, Florida Sinkhole.

Seffner, Hillsborough County, Florida Area Sinkhole Map - Click here or on Map, for a Larger Map that you can Download


Wax Berry Court Sinkhole, Windermere, Orange County, Florida

Added November 13, 2012 - Wax Berry Court Sinkhole, Windermere, Orange County, Florida. Click Here or on the map thumbnail at left to Go to a Special Webpage for this Sinkhole.


Shoal Drive Sinkhole, Hudson, Pasco County, Florida

Added June 23, 2012 - Shoal Drive Sinkhole, Hudson, Pasco County, Florida. Click Here or on the map thumbnail at left to Go to a Special Webpage for this Sinkhole.




Florida Sinkhole Map - Click on Map for a Larger Map

I have created this map of the Karst sinkholes in Florida using ESRI ArcGIS 9.3. I have also used this map as a basis for a time-lapse video, which will be posted on this webpage shortly. The State of Florida footprint, and the county footprints were created from some generic GIS data that I had found online, years ago; the sinkhole GIS data was downloaded from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection webpage about the Florida Geological Survey, Subsidence Incident Reports. The webpage a that link will prompt your for a valid email address, before you can download any GIS data about Karst Sinkholes, which they refer to as subsidence incidents.






Florida Sinkhole Insurance

Florida Sinkhole Insurance


In January, 2011, Senate Bill 408, also known as SB 408, was signed into law. This law seems to impact the residents of Pasco and Hernando Counties, the hardest. If you have property in the areas of Florida that are susceptable to sinkholes, then you should review your Florida insurance policies and the Florida Sinkhole legislation, then contact your insurance agent for sinkhole coverage, or a sinkhole attorney.



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GIS and Karst Sinkholes - Useful Links

GIS and Karst Sinkholes - Useful Links



How Sinkholes Form is a very informative webpage about sinkholes in Florida, it is hosted by the St. Johns River Water Management District.


Some local and state-wide GIS data can be found on the St. Johns River Water Management District's GIS Development Program.



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Sinkhole shuts down interstate, precedes fatal 5-vehicle pileup in Southern Indiana. Two people were killed and three injured a 5- car pileup on I-265 in Indiana after a sinkhole opened, shutting ...
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Florida Karst Sinkhole Information and GIS
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Sinkholes - Pennsylvania Department of Conservation ...
Sinkholes, along with caves, are a definitive part of Pennsylvania’s landscape known as karst. The chemical and physical processes that helped to form this unique landscape have taken place over hundreds of millions of years. Karst is common to areas underlain by carbonate bedrock (limestone and dolostone).
01/13/2020 03:11 AM
KARST SINKHOLE TREATMENT
KARST SINKHOLE TREATMENT . Code 527 (No.) DEFINITION The treatment of sinkholes in karst areas to reduce contamination of groundwater resources, and to improve farm safety. PURPOSE The practice supports one or more of the following purposes: • Improve ground and surface water quality • Conserve soil and surface water resources
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Area Map - Shoal Drive Sinkhole, Hudson, Pasco County, Florida
A webpage depicting the area for about one mile in each dirction, around the sinkhole that formed at 40003 Shoal Drive, Hudson, Pasco County, Floida, on June 20, 2012. This webpage is merely an informational exercise to see how quickly I can prepare a new GIS map to highlight an event. Sinkholes are also known as shake holes, swallow holes, swallets, dolines, cenotes, moulins, and glacier mills.
03/30/2020 08:04 PM
Sinkholes in Missouri - Missouri Department of Natural ...
The Missouri Geological Survey provides assistance to citizens by performing geologic evaluations to aid in determining if a collapse is attributed to a natural karst feature, such as a sinkhole, or is associated with the failure of a man-made feature.

About this Webpage

I enjoy working with GIS data and try to find new things to keep my skills honed with.

Within these pages, I am performing some GIS tasks about the Karst Sinkholes in Florida. After seeing the news about the 100 foot-side sinkhole that had opened up behind a house in Windermere, Florida, I decided to see what was available for historic sinkhole data and started developing this webpage, complete with a time-lapse video of the historic locations of the sinkholes.

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