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Sinkhole:55-019 (Leon County, 2001)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-019
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 8, 2001
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lafayette
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 1.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 5
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
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: Clayey Sand
Comments: HOLE FORMED TO LEFT OF DRIVEWAY 3' BEHIND CARPORT. RUNOFF RAIN WATER DRAINING INTO HOLE. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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