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Sinkhole:75-615 (Orange County, 1990)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 75-615
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 5, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Apopka T-39
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 59.8 ft
Width: 56.2 ft
Depth: 41.6 ft
Slope of Sides: 62
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: No
Landuse Codes: Grove
Soil Type: Loose Sand
Comments: UPPER SLOPE 62 DEGREES LOWER SLOPE 90 DEGREES, FUNNEL SHAPED. . . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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