Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:88-502 (Indian River County, 1981)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 88-502
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 10, 1981
USGS Quadrangle Name: Fellsmere
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Depth: 1 ft
Slope of Sides: 35
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 30
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Forest
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: VERY NEAR 500. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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