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Sinkhole:55-711 (Leon County, 2008)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 55-711
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 8, 2008
USGS Quadrangle Name: Tallahassee
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: 60
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Unknown
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Grayish Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: NE SIDE SHOWING CLUMP CRACK AND EXPOSED SUBSURFACE SOILS. YARD DEBRIS IN HOLE, SINK 3' DEEP. YARD DEBRIS IN SINKHOLE MAY HELP PROMOTE FUTURE RAVELING AND SUBSIDENCE. REMOVING YARD DEBRIS AND FILLING WITH DIRT IN SINK MAY HELP PREVENT FUTURE SUBSIDENCE


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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