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Sinkhole:53-005 (Jackson County, 2000)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 53-005
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 1, 2000
USGS Quadrangle Name: Chattahoochee
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Slope of Sides: 60
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Wetland
Soil Type: Limestone
Comments: DROUGHT CONDITIONS. JUST OFF BANK IN LAKE SEMINOLE . NOTICEABLE VORTEX WHERE SINK IS TAKING WATER. GRATE PLACED OVER SINK. END. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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