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Sinkhole:75-583 (Orange County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 75-583
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 29, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Winter Garden U-39
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 87 ft
Width: 80 ft
Depth: 15 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: HIGH PERCHED WATER LEVEL. ON A RIDGE.. 10 YEARS AGO A SINKHOLE FORMED RIGHT ON THE SAME SITE.. ALSO NEAR 75-564. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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