Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:75-613 (Orange County, 1989)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 75-613
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 6, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lake Jessamine V-40
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 40 ft
Width: 40 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 6
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: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: This sinkhole is located in a dried up section of BIG SAND Lake.. This is very close to a dredged area of the lake.. BIG SAND Lake is part of a chain of lakes.. . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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