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Sinkhole:76-501 (Putnam County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 76-501
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 16, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Keuka, M-36
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 50 ft
Width: 50 ft
Depth: 30 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: PHOTOS AVAILABLE FROM MATHE CORP., WHILE DRILLING A WATER. WELL A FUNNEL SHAPED SINKHOLE FORMED, IT STARTED WHEN WELL WAS AT. 130 FT. LEVEL. CENTER OF SINKHOLE AT CENTER OF WELL. MOBILE HOME 20 FT. FROM SINKHOLE, DRILLING EQUIP. DAMAGED BUT. NO PERSONNEL


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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