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Sinkhole:26-517 (Alachua County, 1990)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 26-517
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 10, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Arrendondo, M-32
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand, Clayey Sand
Comments: EAST SIDE OF SINK HAD A C-SHAPED CAVERN WHICH LOOKED LIKE. A CHIMNEY. OPENED TWICE, NOW GROUTED.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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