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Title: Sinkhole in Frederick, Maryland
Cover-collapse sinkhole in limestone near Frederick, Maryland (September 2003). Many sinkholes occur along highways where rainwater runoff is concentrated into storm drains and ditches increasing the rate of sinkhole development (note the sewer drain pipe beneath roadway).
Location: Frederick, MD, USA
Date Taken: 9/2003
Photographer: Randall Orndorff
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