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Sinkhole:77-502 (Seminole County, 1978)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 77-502
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 25, 1978
USGS Quadrangle Name: Casselberry T-41
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 50 ft
Width: 50 ft
Depth: 40 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 30
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Plumpage
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Orlando Fine Sand
Comments: 65 TONS OF DIRT ADDED BUT DISAPPEARED. YOU CAN HEAR THE SOUNDS OF. MOVING WATER. ESTIMATED IT WOULD TAKE APPROXIMATELY 2000 CUBIC. YARDS OF FILL TO FILL SINK. NEAR 77-506.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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