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Sinkhole:34-524 (Levy County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 34-524
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 2, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Chiefland N-29
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 10 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 7 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 4
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Fine Grained Very Loose Sand
Comments: SINK FORMED BENEATH FRONT TIRE OF WRECKER IN APT. PARKING. LOT. SINK OPENED IN SAME GENERAL AREA IN 1982. LONGTIME. RESIDENTS INDICATED AREA USED TO BE SPRING & SWIMMING HOLE. PRIOR TO DEVELOPMENT. FOUR SINKHOLES NOTED AT SITE WHOSE. AGE WAS UNDETERMI


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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