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Sinkhole:09-003 (Highlands County, 2000)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 09-003
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 19, 2000
USGS Quadrangle Name: Crewsville
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 12 ft
Width: 12 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 7
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: DEPRESSION IN ROADWAY PRIOR TO COLAPSE. SINKHOLE FORMED OVERNIGHT. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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