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Sinkhole:31-021 (Gilchrist County, 1996)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 31-021
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 4, 1996
USGS Quadrangle Name: Fanning Springs
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 1.5 ft
Width: 1.5 ft
Depth: 20 ft
Slope of Sides: 95
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Clean Sand And Dirt
Comments: DIMENSIONS AT SURFACE WERE ENLARGED. TO RESCUE DOG. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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