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Sinkhole:55-053 (Leon County, 1999)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-053
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 28, 1999
USGS Quadrangle Name: Tallahassee
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 35 ft
Width: 35 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 15
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Pasture
Soil Type: Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: SH IN DEEP END OF WATER HAZARD. FISH AND TURTLES STRANDED DUE TO SUDDEN DRAINING OF HAZARD. NEWSPAPER ARTICLE ATTACHED TO REPORT. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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