Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:55-041 (Leon County, 1996)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-041
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 29, 1996
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lake Munson
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 4 ft
Width: 3 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: White Clean Sand
Comments: 20' FROM SH IS ANOTHER SMALLER SH. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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