Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:55-047 (Leon County, 1995)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-047
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 31, 1995
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lafayette
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 30 ft
Width: 25 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: New Construction
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Forest
Soil Type: Red Clayey Sand
Comments: APPEARS TO BE REACTIVATION OF OLD SH. BY DRAINAGE OFF NEW ROAD. IT IS IN A NEW SUBDIVISION . END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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