Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:26-500 (Alachua County, 1983)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 26-500
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 23, 1983
USGS Quadrangle Name: Newberry,L-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 40 ft
Width: 40 ft
Depth: 38 ft
Slope of Sides: 30
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: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Limestone
Comments: NEAR 501. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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