Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:37-040 (Suwannee County, 2001)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 37-040
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 12, 2001
USGS Quadrangle Name: Live Oak West
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 40 ft
Width: 50 ft
Depth: 50 ft
Slope of Sides: 85
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 55
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Clay
Comments: SH FORMED IN CENTER OF OLDER SH. SH HAD BEEN STABLE FOR 50+ YRS. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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