Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:55-008 (Leon County, 1999)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-008
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 23, 1999
USGS Quadrangle Name: Tallahassee
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 35 ft
Width: 35 ft
Depth: 25 ft
Slope of Sides: 75
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 57
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Forest
Soil Type: Clean White Sand
Comments: ON SWANP AREA ALONG N. SHORE OF LAKE BRADFORD. SEE MAP AND PHOTO WITH FILE COPY. UPDATE-SINK REOPENS 5/13/2001 AT 5PM DURING DROUGHT CONDITIONS. . END. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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