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Sinkhole:53-502 (Jackson County, 1983)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 53-502
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Nov. 22, 1983
USGS Quadrangle Name: Marianna
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: -30
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy Clay
Comments: STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO HOUSE. SINK IS UNDERTHE HOUSE, TWO PILINGS LOST SUPPORT DUE TO SUBSIDENCE. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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