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Sinkhole:75-500 (Orange County, 1981)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 75-500
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 8, 1981
USGS Quadrangle Name: Orlando E U-41
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 350 ft
Width: 350 ft
Depth: 107 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 30
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Excessive Well Drained Soil
Comments: EXTENSIVE REPORTS IN FILE. THE WINTER PARK SINKHOLE. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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