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Sinkhole:71-501 (Clay County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 71-501
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 21, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Keystone Heights K-3
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 66 ft
Width: 63 ft
Depth: 40 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 30
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: 5'Sand 5'Mottled Iron Stained
Comments: STABLE ABOUT 7 P.M. STARTED IN YARD. FIRST UNDERMINED. ONE END OF HOUSE, THE 3/4 OF IT. HOUSE TILTED AND FELL IN.. NEIGHBOR,FRANK LENNOX,LOST GARAGE. REPORT & PICTURES IN FILE.. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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