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Kentucky Color - Sinking Creek Resurfaces
A revisit to what may be Adair County's most fascinating, least famous, and most understudied - until now - geological features: It's largest largest sinkhole, the huge sinkhole swallet, and Sinking Creek. Click on headline for full essay, photo(s)
Next earlier Kentucky Color: Kentucky Color - Holly in the Wild
By Billy Joe Fudge, Retired District Forester
Kentucky Division of Forestry & Vegete
On November 24th last year I shared a picture of Sinking Branch which drains Adair County's Largest Sinkhole on its way to be swallowed up and a picture of it sinking into the swallet which is the lowest point of the sinkhole.
Sinking Branch is the last tributary to empty into Petitt's Fork of Russell Creek before entering the City Limits of Columbia. Petitt's Fork drains the entire Flatwoods area, the east slope of the Bliss/Jones Chapel Plateau, the west slope of the Gadberry/Fairplay Plateau and the north slope of Sparks and Harvey's Ridges. Sinking Branch is a lively stream which is laced with Watercresses both before it goes underground and after it resurfaces. - Billy Joe Fudge
This story was posted on 2012-12-16 06:11:57
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