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Sinkhole:75-545 (Orange County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 75-545
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 29, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Orlando E. U-41
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 31.2 ft
Width: -
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Quartz Sand
Comments: SLIGHT SUBSIDENCE ON 4/29/86. LARGER SUBSIDENCE ON. 5/19/86. CAUSED MAJOR DAMAGE TO INTERIOR OF HOUSE. SEE SLIDES. HENDERSON WILDER GROUTING 8/86. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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