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Sinkhole:55-521 (Leon County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-521
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 20, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Tallahassee F-17
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 1 ft
Width: 1 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: 30
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: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Dry Soil
Comments: BELL SHAPED SINK, SLOPES 30 DEGREES INWARD, 1' DIAM AT TOP,. 3' DIAM AT BOTTOM, 6' FROM DRAINAGE DITCH, 20' FROM HOUSE,. ON SAME PROPERTY AS 55-522, NEAR 55-518. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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