Author: Bradley Coyle

Environmental Geologist: Here’s What Might Have Happened With the Sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum


The Bowling Green, Kentucky area where the Corvette Museum is located sits in what is known as a karst area. This is an area where water slowly dissolves the native bedrock—usually limestone— in the subsurface. Once the bedrock is dissolved to a point, it is no longer structurally sound to support the weight of what is on top of it, it fails or collapses.

  Comments | By - February 12, 2014