Missouri is susceptible to sinkholes, when the earth opens up and shifts around forming a hole. Sinkholes can be quite small or rather large, and are a danger mostly because they can often occur suddenly without warning. Imagine the earth suddenly opening beneath you!

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As scary as sinkholes may be, they aren’t all bad. Sinkholes were responsible for creating a lot of interesting geological wonders. Have you ever had to encounter a sinkhole near where you live? Please share your comments and stories below.

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