Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:54-002 (Jefferson County, 1989)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 54-002
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 6, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lake Miccosukee
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 12 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 1 ft
Slope of Sides: 30
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Clayey Sand
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Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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