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Sinkhole:55-009 (Leon County, 1999)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-009
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 16, 1999
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lk. Jackson
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 26 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Wetland
Soil Type: Organic Sand And Clay
Comments: MAY HAVE LS IN WALLS ASK TOM SCOTT. LAKE DRAINED IN FEW DAYS. PRE-COLLAPSE CONDITIONS = LAKE LOWERED OVER 48 HOURS. DROUGHT CONDITIONS. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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