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Sinkhole:59-509 (Wakulla County, 1984)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 59-509
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 1, 1984
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lake Munsom G-17
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 25 ft
Width: 15 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 10
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Forest
Soil Type: Clean, Sandy Soil
Comments: THIS LARGE SINKHOLE FORMED UPON OLDER SMALLER SINKHOLE. . . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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