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Sinkhole:11-530 (Lake County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 11-530
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 26, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Mascotte U-36
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 100 ft
Width: 100 ft
Depth: 1.5 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Grove
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: BEGAN PUMPING WELL HEAVILY ON 9-25-86, WELL DISCHARGED. UNUSUALLY TURBID WATER FOR ONE DAY, ON 9-26-86. 100' DIAMETER TENSION CRACK FORMED AROUND WELL AND. WELL AND INCLUDED AREA SUBSIDED 1.5'. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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