Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:37-520 (Suwannee County, 2010)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 37-520
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 8, 2010
USGS Quadrangle Name: Dowling Park
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 5 ft
Width: 4 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: Ground Cracks/Fractures
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned:
Landuse Codes: Cropland(Agriculture)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: SWP100608-3697: sinkhole formed in road obstructing south boud traffic; sinkhole formed in same spot the week before; DOT repaired. END

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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