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Sinkhole:09-001 (Highlands County, 1989)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 09-001
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 22, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lake Arbukle Sw (Cc-
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 98.8 ft
Width: 88.2 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 267
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Grove
Soil Type: Sand(Orange In Color)
Comments: SINKHOLE PROBABLY DUE TO INTERMEDIATE LIMESTONE.. PHOTOS WITH HARD COPY.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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