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Sinkhole:75-510 (Orange County, 1981)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 75-510
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 8, 1981
USGS Quadrangle Name: Orlando East
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 350 ft
Width: 350 ft
Depth: 100 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 10
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned:
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Clayey Sand
Comments: DAMAGE: STREET, SWIMMING POOL, AUTO REPAIR SHOP, & 7 VEHICLES.. . DATA FROM JAMMAL & ASSOC. TECH. RPT. & USGS TOPO. SHT.. . HARD COPY MAP & DATA, ECT.. FAMOUS SINKHOLE. END.


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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