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Sinkhole:55-011 (Leon County, 2001)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-011
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 12, 2001
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lloyd
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 12
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Oragne Clayey Sand
Comments: ST. MARKS RIVER TRIBUTARY NEARBY. 8 TO 10 INCHES OF RAIN OVER NIGHT. VERY NEARLY FLAT LAND IN LOW AREA. WATER WELL CASING IN CAVITY. POTENTIAL FOR PROPERTY DAMAGE. SEE HARD COPY FILE FOR PICTURES. .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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