Sinkhole frequency map florida. Sinkholes of madison county florida 2008 this map was created by fcit and represents reported sinkhole events in madison county based on data gathered by the florida geological survey fgs and the florida department of environmental protection fdep. Weve located a florida sinkhole map that you can use to see if you live near a sinkhole. In august a 60 foot wide sinkhole formed under the summer bay resort in. According to florida.
Sinkhole maps information for the state of florida view sinkholes by county city or zipcode or search for florida sinkholes by address. They are only one of many kinds of karst landforms which include caves disappearing streams springs and underground drainage systems all of which occur in florida. Geologists say sinkholes have been on the rise since tropical. The house was the latest victim of one of the many sinkholes plaguing florida.
In 2013 alone numerous massive sinkholes have made headlining news swallowing people cars homes and even a resort. Tallahassee florida geologists are in the process of creating a map that could determine where sinkholes are likely to occur. Sinkholes are a common feature of floridas landscape.