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Sinkhole:55-038 (Leon County, 2000)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-038
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 20, 2000
USGS Quadrangle Name: Tallahassee
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 18 ft
Width: 18 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Slope of Sides: 60
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 10
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: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: WATER IN SH PROBABLY FROM RAIN. DAMAGE IN DRIVERWAY AND PARKING LOT. PICTURES ATTACHED TO FORM. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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