Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:31-518 (Gilchrist County, 2010)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 31-518
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 25, 2010
USGS Quadrangle Name: Trenton
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 75 ft
Width: 75 ft
Depth: 30 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators:
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: 5 to 10 inches of rain in vicinity over five straight days; see faxed Subsidence Incident Report for pictures.

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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