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Sinkhole:92-001 (Osceola County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 92-001
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 23, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Intercession City, W
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 33 ft
Width: 33 ft
Depth: 6.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 456
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand With Organics And Clean S
Comments: SHERATON INN HAS 6 IN. WELL RUNNING 24HR/DAY PUMPED INTO. ADJACENT LAKE TO KEEP WATER LEVELS UP. SINKHOLE NEAR LAKE WILSON. AND OTHER SMALL LAKES.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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