Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:31-018 (Gilchrist County, 2000)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 31-018
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 4, 2000
USGS Quadrangle Name:
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 2.8 ft
Width: 1.6 ft
Depth: 0.7 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: White Clean Sand
Comments: ROAD SURFACE DAMAGED. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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