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Sinkhole:31-017 (Gilchrist County, 2000)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 31-017
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 1, 2000
USGS Quadrangle Name: Waters Lake
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 60 ft
Width: 48 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 6
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Wetland
Soil Type: Clay, Sand Lime Rock
Comments: LAKE DRAINED. 200 YDS EAST OF MAY 95 SH THAT ALSO DRAINED LAKE. MULTIPLE HOLES. ONE BIG SH WITH SMALLER HOLES SURROUNDING IT. END. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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