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Sinkhole:26-507 (Alachua County, 1982)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 26-507
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 5, 1982
USGS Quadrangle Name: Gainesville East
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 20 ft
Width: 20 ft
Depth: 40 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: 110 TONS OF CONCRETE WERE ADDED INTO SINK. THIS SINK WAS REPAIRED UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF. WILLIAM SCARBOROUGH AND EDWARD RENNA. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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