Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:31-023 (Gilchrist County, 1995)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 31-023
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 9, 1995
USGS Quadrangle Name: Waters Lake
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 70 ft
Width: 40 ft
Depth: 40 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 40
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: END. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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