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Sinkhole:55-014 (Leon County, 2001)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-014
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 1, 2001
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lafayette
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 1 ft
Width: 1 ft
Depth: 2 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand Over Miccosukee Fm
Comments: AFTER HURICANE ALLISON THE SINK WAS FILLED WITH MANURE BY OWNER. SINK REOPENED. . . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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