Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:59-521 (Wakulla County, 2010)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 59-521
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 26, 2010
USGS Quadrangle Name: Crawfordville East
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 4 ft
Width: 2 ft
Depth: 2.5 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:
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Gray Sand
Comments: Measured dimensions of 4' length x 2' width x 2.5' deep. Vertical wall slopes. Water not present in sinkhole; caverns and limestone not visible in immediate area. Occurred overnight due to heavy rainfall. No property damage; remediation planned.

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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