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Sinkhole:55-519 (Leon County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-519
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 1, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Tallahassee F-17
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 5 ft
Width: 5 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy Red Clay
Comments: SINK WAS FILLED BY OWNER TWO OR THREE TIMES; EACH TIME. THE FILL GRADUALLY WASHED DOWN THE SINK.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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