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Sinkhole:07-001 (Hendry County, 1989)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 07-001
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 14, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Alva(Jj-39)
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 15 ft
Width: 12 ft
Depth: 1 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: 27
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Pasture
Soil Type: Sugur Sand
Comments: SEVERE DROUGHT AT TIME OF OCCURRENCE, THIS AREA IS SURROUNDED BY. NEW GROVES. LOCATED SIX MILES EAST OF LEE COUNTY LINE.. CAVE IN OF ROAD APPX TWO YEARS EARLIER(AS REPORTED BY PAT SCHLEY. DURING PHONE INTERVIEW BY JAMES WILLIAMS OF F.S.R.I.). . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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