Walking Through The Water in Everglades National Park
I went walking barefoot through the karst environment of Everglades National Park before settling on a ten dollar pair of water shoes to traverse the Everglades. Totally worth it purchase. You gotta check it out.
How Do Solution Holes Form in The Karst Environment?
In the Karst environment, the natural limestone is slowly dissolved by rainwater that becomes acidic as it’s steeped in both living and decaying plant matter, algae, microbes, fungi, bacteria, and various microorganisms. This is how solution holes form.
Solution Holes In The Florida Everglades
Solution Holes are a regular feature of the Karstic environment, where water acidifies while steeping in vegetation creating chemical reactions in the limestone that dissolve the rock and create holes that can penetrate the underground aquifer. Here is an example.