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Sinkhole:71-500 (Clay County, 1959)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 71-500
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 14, 2059
USGS Quadrangle Name: Keystone Heights
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 20 ft
Width: 20 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: DRILLERS HELPER KILLED. DRILL RIG DAMAGED. LAT/LONG ADDED TO DATABASE BY STEVE SPENCER 9-04-01 BASED ON NEWS ARTICLES.. . END.. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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