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Sinkhole:75-511 (Orange County, 1977)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 75-511
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 12, 1977
USGS Quadrangle Name: Pine Castle V-41
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 32 ft
Width: 32 ft
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: 75
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 13
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Well Drained Sandy Soil
Comments: NEW SINK ON EAST SIDE OF AN EXISTING SINK WHICH. CONTAINS WATER. 3,000 CUBIC YARDS OF FILL WAS USED. TO KEEP HOUSE FROM SINKING.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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