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Sinkhole:55-704 (Leon County, 2008)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-704
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 12, 2008
USGS Quadrangle Name: Tallahassee
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 2 ft
Width: 1 ft
Depth: 2.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
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 To Gray Clayey Sand
Comments: SMALL SINK TYPICAL OF SOLUTION PIPE TYPE COLLAPSES IN WOODVILLE KARST PLAIN. FORMED OVERNIGHT AND ENLARGED AFTER RAINS IN FOLLOWING WEEKS. HOME DRAIN PIP PASSES THROUGH HOLE BUT DID NOT APPEAR TO BE A FACTOR IN COLLAPSE. OWNERS PLAN TO FILL. END. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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