Sinkhole frequency map florida. In august a 60 foot wide sinkhole formed under the summer bay resort in. Geologists say sinkholes have been on the rise since tropical. The house was the latest victim of one of the many sinkholes plaguing florida. According to 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. Sinkhole losses have been on the rise the last few years in florida. 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. Sinkhole maps information for the state of florida view sinkholes by county city or zipcode or search for florida sinkholes by address.
In 2013 alone numerous massive sinkholes have made headlining news swallowing people cars homes and even a resort. According to a report by the state 211 property insurers responded that claims increased from 2360 in 2006 to 6694 in 2010. These maps show the probability frequency and density of sinkhole activity in your neighborhood.