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Sinkhole Map 2013 - DeSoto County, Florida

Sinkhole Map 2013 - DeSoto County, Florida

2013 Sinkhole Map of DeSoto County, FL

Click here, or on the map thumbnail at left to view a larger, draft version of a sinkhole map for DeSoto County.

News Articles About Sinkholes in DeSoto County, Florida

  • 2018-07-26 - DeSoto County rejects Mosaic mine - News - The Ledger - Lakeland, FL The world's largest phosphate company, Mosaic Co., lost its bid Wednesday night to open a new mine on 18,000 acres near one of the state's most pristine creeks. After hearing impassioned testimony from hundreds of people over the course of two days, the DeSoto County Commission voted 4-1 Wednesday to reject Mosaic's request to change the zoning on its property from agricultural to mining. The vote slams the door on the company's plans in the works for nearly

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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.


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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