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Sinkhole:31-517 (Gilchrist County, 2008)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 31-517
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 13, 2008
USGS Quadrangle Name: Orlando
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: -
Width: 33 ft
Depth: 16 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand/Clay
Comments: VERY HEAVY RAINS IN AREA. 4.57 IN IN 2 HOURS. SINKHOLE FORMED IN 3 DAYS. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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