Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:59-525 (Wakulla County, 2010)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 59-525
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 10, 2010
USGS Quadrangle Name: Crawfordville East
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 12 ft
Width: 7.5 ft
Depth: 4.5 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate:
Triggering Mechanisms: 1,5
Pre-collapse indicators:
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: Measured dimensions of 12' long x 7.5' wide x 4.5' deep. Running water present in sink during rain. Limestone not visible, but cavern is. Possible triggers include new construction and heavy rainfall. No structures are affected. END

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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