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Sinkhole:55-707 (Leon County, 2008)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-707
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 27, 2008
USGS Quadrangle Name: Tallahassee
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 7 ft
Width: 6.5 ft
Depth: 3.5 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: Reddish-Brown Clayey Sand
Comments: SINKHOLE FORMED OVERNIGHT DUE TO RAINS RELATED TO TROPICAL STORM FAYE. UNUSUAL LOCATION, SITUATED NEAR HILLTOP IN WOODGATE SUBDIVISION.


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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