If you aks someone to name natural disasters in Kansas, most people will talk about tornadoes... or maybe the Flood of '51 or '93. You're not likely to hear many Kansans mention sinkholes. And yet, as Commentator Rex Buchanan tells us... sinkholes are far more common across the state than you might think.
Commentator Rex Buchanan is the Interim Director of the Kansas Geological Survey at the University of Kansas.
Production assistance for this commentary comes from KPR News Intern Jeff Carmody, of Lawrence. Jeff is a junior at the University of Kansas, majoring in philosophy and linguistics.