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Sinkhole:77-550 (Seminole County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 77-550
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 28, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: T-40 Forest City
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 1 ft
Width: 1 ft
Depth: 1 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: 15 FT. DIAMETER SOFT SPONGY SAND AROUND SINK. 3 FT. FROM EDGE OF POOLDECK IN BACK YARD OF HOUSE. POLE SHOVED 5 FT. ALL THE WAY TO BOTTOM. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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