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Sinkhole:77-519 (Seminole County, 1965)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 77-519
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 21, 2065
USGS Quadrangle Name: Casselberry T-41
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 30 ft
Width: 30 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Mod. Drained, Sandy Soil
Comments: SINK IS CLOSE TO PRAIRIE LAKE. THIRTY YARDS OF FILL. WERE ADDED TO THE SINK. THE SINK WAS STILL SUBSIDING. 6 WEEKS AFTER THE FILL WAS ADDED.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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