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Sinkhole:31-014 (Gilchrist County, 2004)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 31-014
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 14, 2004
USGS Quadrangle Name: Trenton
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 45 ft
Width: 15 ft
Depth: 16 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
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: No
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: White Clean Sand
Comments: SH FORMED IN 2 HOURS. DAMAGED EDGE OF LIMEROCK ROAD. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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