Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:31-026 (Gilchrist County, 1999)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 31-026
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 21, 1999
USGS Quadrangle Name: Waters Lake
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 7 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: 1ST TIME IRRIGATING CROP. AFTER LONG PERIOD OF NO RAIN. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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