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Florida's Geohazards

Geologic hazards (or "geohazards") come in many shapes and sizes. They are hazards because of the unique geologic or environmental conditions of the area. While the risk of tectonic activity (earthquakes) is very low in Florida, the state is prone to several other hazards including:

To learn more about geohazards outside of Florida, visit the USGS Geologic Hazards Science Center.

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January 10, 2020 - 1:15pm

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