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Sinkhole:59-017 (Wakulla County, 2003)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 59-017
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 18, 2003
USGS Quadrangle Name: Crawfordville East
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 18 ft
Width: 13 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 2
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Forest
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: WATER RUNOFF FROM DRILLING OPERATION OPENED SINK. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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