Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:55-006 (Leon County, 1999)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-006
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 15, 1999
USGS Quadrangle Name: Tallahassee
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 5 ft
Width: 5 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: SLOW
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: Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: MOBILE HM. PK. SURROUNDS KARST LAKE. . . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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