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Sinkhole:77-529 (Seminole County, 1981)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 77-529
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 10, 1981
USGS Quadrangle Name: Casselberry T-41
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 12 ft
Width: 12 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Cropland(Agriculture)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: TRUCK LOADED WITH 3 TONS OF SAND INTENDED TO FILL SINK. CAUSED ANOTHER SINK (77-543) TO FORM 80 FEET FROM THE SINK.. THE TRUCK'S REAR WHEELS GOT STUCK IN THE NEW SINK.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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