Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:78-002 (St. Johns County, 1986)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 78-002
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 21, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Fleming Island
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 4 ft
Width: 2 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: 70
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Sandy Soil
Comments: SH 15-20' FROM HOME. IN BACK YARD. END. . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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