Sinkholes

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Pineapple Press Inc, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 95 pages
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Sinkholes appear where rock dissolves underground allowing the ground over it to collapse. An in-depth geological investigation.
 

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Contents

Understanding Sinkholes
4
Living Landscapes
24
Water
40
Living with Sinkholes 64
Sinkholes in Our Midst 76
Where to Visit a Sinkhole 88
Acknowledgments 95
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About the author (2002)

Climbing through caverns, sliding into sinkholes, and clambering up volcanoes is all in a day's work for Sandra Friend, who regularly goes out in the field while researching her articles and books. She has written more than 200 articles on travel, outdoors, and geological topics and is the author of children's earth science books, Exploring Planet Earth. Sinkholes took more than 5 years of research. She lives in Orlando, Florida.

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