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Sinkhole:55-015 (Leon County, 2001)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-015
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 6, 2001
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lafayette
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
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: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: SLOPE IS DOWNHILL TOWARDS RETENTION LAKE (STORMWATER POND) 1 BLOCK AWAY. . . RAINS ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL STORM BERRY ON AUG. 6, 2001. . WORK PHONE IS (850) 410-3317. .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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