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Devil's Sinkhole

Devil's Sinkhole
Devil's Sinkhole

Devil's Sinkhole is a deep, bell-shaped, collapsed limestone sink with cave passages extending below the regional water table. Located within Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area, it is the best example of a collapsed sink along the Balcones Fault and within the Edwards Plateau region of Texas. The sinkhole provides habitat for a colony of bats estimated to number in the several millions.

Location: Edwards County, TX

Year designated: 1971

Acres: 1,864

Ownership: State

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012