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Sinkhole:55-013 (Leon County, 2001)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-013
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 12, 2001
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lafayette
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 20 ft
Width: 20 ft
Depth: 25 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 2
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: Gray Clayey Sand
Comments: RETENTION AREA FOR SUBDIVISION. DRAINAGE PIPES INTO THIS LOT FROM THIS SUBDIVISION. UPSCALE MOBILE HOME PARK. POSSIBLE SINK IN MIDDLE OF BACK YARD NEAR THIS ONE.. DESTROYED FENCE , TREES, DRAINAGE FIELD. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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