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Sinkhole:11-007 (Lake County, 1990)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 11-007
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 16, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Leesburg West(S-36)
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 7.5 ft
Width: 7.5 ft
Depth: 4.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
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: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand Brown To Yellow Fine Grai
Comments: TWO SINKHOLES OCCURED ON THE SITE AT THE SAME TIME.. REFER TO FSRI REPORTS 11-006 AND 11-007. OWNER. STATED THAT A SINKHOLE OCCURED IN THE VICINITY. APPROXIMATELY TEN YEARS AGO (1979). THIS COULD. NOT BE VERIFIED BY FSRI STAFF.. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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