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Sinkhole:37-044 (Suwannee County, 2006)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 37-044
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Nov. 8, 2006
USGS Quadrangle Name: Hildreth
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 10 ft
Width: 5 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: 0
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Industrial/Commercial
Soil Type: Mostly Limestone
Comments: THIS PART OF FLORIDA IS HISTORICALLY KNOWN TO HAVE MANY SINKHOLES (OLD AND NEW). SINKHOLE OPENED AFTER RELATIVELY LONG PERIOD OF DRY WEATHER FOLLOWED BY SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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