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Sinkhole:55-705 (Leon County, 2008)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-705
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 24, 2008
USGS Quadrangle Name: Bainbridge
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 7.5 ft
Width: 7 ft
Depth: 0.9 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
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: Reddish Brown Orange Miccosukkee Formation Clayey Sand
Comments: SINKHOLE FORMED OVERNIGHT DUE TO RAINS RELATED TO TROPICAL STORM FAYE. PROPERTY IS ON SLOPING LAND AND .3 KM SOUTH OF LAKE MCBRIDE, AND PRESENT HOLE MIGHT BE RELATED TO SMALL CAVITY COLLAPSE IN UNDERLYING CARBONATE BEDROCK. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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