Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:55-520 (Leon County, 1986)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-520
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 26, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lake Munson G-17
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 2 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
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: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Dry Clean Sandy Soil
Comments: THERE ARE PALEOSINKS IN THE AREA.. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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