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Sinkhole:53-506 (Jackson County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 53-506
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 1, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Dellwood
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 51.5 ft
Width: 25.4 ft
Depth: 17 ft
Slope of Sides: 41
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Pasture
Soil Type: Med. Sandy Loam & Red Clay, Ls
Comments: SEE ALSO 53-508. PREVIOUSLY FELL OUT ABOUT 5 YEARS AGO. DRAIN VISABLE. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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