Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:12-500 (Lee County, 1983)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 12-500
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 24, 1983
USGS Quadrangle Name: Alva Kk-38
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Ground Loading
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Industrial/Commercial
Soil Type: Quartz Sand
Comments: SINKHOLE FORMED FROM THE SOLUTION OF A RECENT YOUNG LIMESTONE. FOR DETAILS. SEE FSRI STUDY.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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