Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:34-527 (Levy County, 1987)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 34-527
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 14, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Chiefland N-29
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 5 ft
Width: 5 ft
Depth: 20 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Cropland(Agriculture)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: NUMEROUS SINKS OCCUR IN A 2 MILE AREA.. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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