Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:55-018 (Leon County, 1999)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-018
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 1, 1999
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lake Munson
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 2 ft
Slope of Sides: 10
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: TYPICAL WOODVILLE KARST PLAIN COVER SUBSIDENCE SINK ON AN EMPTY LOT. HOLE HAS BEEN SETTLING FOR SEVERAL YEARS. OWNER PLANS TO PUT MOBILE HOME ON LOT IN FUTURE. PHOTO AVAILABLE ON SH FORM. END. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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