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Sinkhole:75-700 (Orange County, 1979)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 75-700
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 25, 1979
USGS Quadrangle Name: Winter Garden U-39
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 40 ft
Width: 60 ft
Depth: 4 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SENTINEL STAR 4/25/79 REPORTS THAT ONE ORANGE TREE AND A ROADWAY. SECTION OF DIMENSIONS 4 X 12 WERE GONE. LOCATED 1/2 MI. WEST. OF WINDERMERE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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