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Sinkhole:37-045 (Suwannee County, 2006)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 37-045
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Nov. 8, 2006
USGS Quadrangle Name: Hildreth
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 2 ft
Width: 2 ft
Depth: 16 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
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. THIS IS THE LARGER OF THE TWO SINKHOLES RIGHT NEXT TO EACH OTHER CONNECTED AT T


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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