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Sinkhole:75-547 (Orange County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 75-547
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 6, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Oviedo Sw U-42
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 2 ft
Width: 3 ft
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Wetland
Soil Type: Quartz Sand
Comments: SINKHOLE WAS ON WEST SHOULDER OF LAKE GEORGIA DRIVE.. UNDERLYING CIRCULAR VOID IS 10 FEET AROUND. ON EDGE OF OLD WETLAND (LAKE-SINKHOLE) BASIN. CYPRESS AND PINES. END. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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