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AP PHOTOS: A look at sinkholes in Fla.

Friday - 3/1/2013, 7:40pm  ET

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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2004 file photo, Sean Watson looks down into a massive sinkhole that opened up during hurricane Jeanne at the Brookfield subdivision across the street from Fort Clarke Middle School. Initial estimates put the sinkhole at 40 by 50 feet across and about 30 feet to the water. Watson said that Alachua County Public Works told him the water depth was estimated at another 20 feet. (AP Photo/The Gainsville Sun, Lee Ferinden)
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The Associated Press

A man has disappeared after being swallowed up by a large sinkhole that opened under his bedroom in Seffner, Fla. The state is especially prone to sinkholes because underneath the ground is limestone, a porous rock that easily dissolves in water, sometimes forming a hole in the earth.

Here's a look at other sinkholes in Florida.


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