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Sinkhole:55-706 (Leon County, 2008)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-706
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 25, 2008
USGS Quadrangle Name: Tallahassee
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 2.5 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: Brown Clayey Sand
Comments: SINKHOLE THOUGHT TO HAVE FORMED OVERNIGHT. SINKHOLE OCCURRED UNDERNEATH LARGE AZALEA BUSH. OWNER PLANS TO REMOVE BUSH AND FILL. LOCATED IN A SURBURBAN, LOW DENSITY AREA. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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