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Sinkhole:55-700 (Leon County, 1982)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-700
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 23, 1982
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lake Jackson
Size Dimensions: Unknown
Shape of Sinkhole: Unknown
Length: -
Width: -
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: ALL DATA TAKEN FROM NEWSPAPERS. LAKE JACKSON HAS DRAINED FOUR TIMES OVE. PAST 100 YEARS, ALMOST ON REGULAR 25 YEAR CYCLE. DRAINED IN 1956, STAYE. FOR TWO YEARS. THE 1982 SINK IS ABOUT 400 YARDS FROM 1956 SINK. HAD BE. ABNORMAL LOW RAINFALL. LOWEST W


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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