A clay rich soil b loess c solid limestone with a few

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Unformatted text preview: re deep, permeable sediment sits atop limestone, numerous gradual sinkholes form Kentucky >60,000 sinkholes Karst Cavern Cover-Collapse Sinkhole Types of Sinkholes §༊  §༊  §༊  DissoluKon: acidic groundwater seeps through soil, dissolves underlying limestone along fractures, which widen to lumpy or jagged karst surfaces Cover subsidence: where deep, permeable sediment sits atop limestone, numerous gradual sinkholes form Cover collapse: where impermeable overburden contains clay and sits atop limeston...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2014 for the course CSE 132 taught by Professor Lang during the Winter '08 term at UC Irvine.

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