• Groundwater creates landforms by dissolving away rock.
  • Groundwater erodes rock beneath the ground surface.
  • Caves are one of the types of landforms created by groundwater erosion.
  • Some sinkholes are large enough to swallow up a home or several homes in a neighborhood.
  • Use the resource below to answer the questions that follow to help you understand groundwater and landforms in the U.S. and around the world.
  • For more information on groundwater, visit the Groundwater Erosion and Landscape Project.
Select from the frequently asked questions below