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Sinkhole:55-021 (Leon County, 2002)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-021
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 3, 2002
USGS Quadrangle Name: Woodville
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 12 ft
Width: 12 ft
Depth: 25 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
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: UPPERMOST 6' IS ENLARGED BUT THEN NARROWS TO 6' DIAMETER SOLUTION PIPE. PIPE EXTENDS DOWNWARD 25' +/-. OLDER SINK IN BACK YARD. PICTURES ATTACHED. END. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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