Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:75-612 (Orange County, 1989)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 75-612
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 30, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Windermere V-39
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 60 ft
Width: 40 ft
Depth: 8.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
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: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Sandy Lake Bottom
Comments: This sinkhole is within the limits of the lake itself.. The water level of the lake has not changed at this time.. This site was inspected on 5/31/89 @ 09:30 by Rogelio D. Lambo. of the Orange County Engineering Department, 2450 33rd St.,. Orlando, FL 32

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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