|State geologists mapping Florida sinkholes|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — State geologists already have been to 30 sites and mapped about 50 sinkholes as they begin to plumb the depth of the state’s vulnerability to ground collapse.
The Tampa Tribune reported that Florida received a $1.08 million federal grant for a three-year statewide study, starting last month with a pilot study in Columbia, Hamilton and Suwannee counties.
The result will be a detailed, multi-layered map that shows where sinkholes are most likely to form, but doesn’t predict where and when individual sinkholes will occur.
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