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Sinkhole:31-016 (Gilchrist County, 2001)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 31-016
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 16, 2001
USGS Quadrangle Name: Fanning Springs
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 2.6 ft
Width: 2.6 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Clean Fill
Comments: BELL SPRINGS BRIDGE. PERSON STEPPED ON THE AREA AND IT GAVE WAY. SH IS WIDER (6 FT) AT BOTTOM. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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