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Sinkhole:18-505 (Sumter County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 18-505
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 1, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Wildwood
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 12 ft
Width: 9 ft
Depth: 0.4 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
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: Pasture
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SINKHOLE ACTIVITY VERIFIED BY AN ENGINEER.. DAMAGE TO RESIDENTIAL HOUSE $18,926.35. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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