Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:55-056 (Leon County, 1998)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-056
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 1, 1998
USGS Quadrangle Name: Woodville
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
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: Pasture
Soil Type: Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: MANY SINKS ON TOPO MAP. END OF A LONG DROUGHT. PICTURE. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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