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Sinkhole:59-511 (Wakulla County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 59-511
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 24, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Crawfordville East
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 9 ft
Width: 9 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Pasture
Soil Type: Quartz Sand
Comments: TWO SINKHOLES OPENED AT SITE. ON THE SAME DAY. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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