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Sinkhole:55-007 (Leon County, 1999)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-007
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 9, 1999
USGS Quadrangle Name: Tallahassee
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 15 ft
Width: 20 ft
Depth: 20 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 147
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: ROAD BUILDING & COMPACITING ROAD BASE THE DAY BEFORE. BEHIND LEFT FIELD OF BB STADIUM. NEXT TO NEW SOFTBALL FACILITY. UNDER THE BIG OAK TREE. FILL BAGAN TO ARRIVE BY 9:30 am. SEE HARD COPY. .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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