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Sinkhole:11-533 (Lake County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 11-533
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 27, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Sanford S-40
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 20 ft
Width: 15 ft
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 6
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: SMALL POND WITHIN 20FT, SWAMP WITHIN 2MILES OF SINK. DRAINAGE FROM ROAD FLOWED OVER SINK TO SMALL POND. DEPTH OF SINK UNK. DUE TO PESENT OF WATER AT SIX FT. BELOW LAND SURFACE. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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