Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:38-500 (Taylor County, 1984)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 38-500
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 5, 1984
USGS Quadrangle Name: Clara
Size Dimensions: Unknown
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 2 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 1.5 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Pasture
Soil Type: Sandy Dry
Comments: SEVERAL SINKHOLES IN THIS AREA,. SINKHOLE IS 25 FEET OFF LEFT EDGE OF PAVEMENT. A CONTRACTER IS MINING LIMESTONE ABOUT ONE-HALF MILE WEST OF HERE. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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