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Sinkhole:75-582 (Orange County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 75-582
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 22, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Forest City T-40
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 4.7 ft
Width: 4.7 ft
Depth: 3.5 ft
Slope of Sides: -
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: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Greyish-Brown Fine Sand
Comments: HOUSE 5 MONTHS OLD. LARGE CAPACITY WELL 35 FEET NORTHEAST OF. SUBSIDENCE. LOG BORINGS REVEAL RAVELLING CONDITIONS UNDERNEATH. REPORT IN FILE. NEAR 75-513, 77-535, AND 77-536.. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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