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Sinkhole:75-584 (Orange County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 75-584
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 21, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Orlando West U-40
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 40 ft
Width: 40 ft
Depth: 35 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: MR. RAYMOND MOWED THE PATH NEAR THE SINK ON SAT. ABOUT 4:00 P.M.. TWO WOMEN ON MOTOR BIKES STOPPED JUST IN FRONT OF SINKHOLE SHORTLY. AFTER 4 P.M. NO ONE HEARD LOUD NOISES. LARGE CLEAN CIRCULAR COLLAPSE.. TREES COVER THE BOTTOM.. END. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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