Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:31-511 (Gilchrist County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 31-511
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 19, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Trenton
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 8 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 25 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: LOCATED NEAR F.S.R.I. REPORT# 31-502. CAVERN RUNS WEST INTO AN UNDERGROUND STREAM. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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