Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:11-552 (Lake County, 2011)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 11-552
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 31, 2011
USGS Quadrangle Name: Sorrento
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 30 ft
Width: 30 ft
Depth: 30 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: Unknown
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned:
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type:
Comments: sinkhole formed in a rentition pond near the bus entrance to Sorrento Elementary, no structures were affected, rentention pond had to be re-terra formed after sink was filled; END

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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