Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:18-511 (Sumter County, 2010)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 18-511
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 23, 2010
USGS Quadrangle Name: Mascotte
Size Dimensions: Unknown
Shape of Sinkhole: Unknown
Length: -
Width: -
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible:
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Blasting
Pre-collapse indicators:
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired:
Repair Planned:
Landuse Codes: Industrial/Commercial
Soil Type: Soil Removed Exposing Bedrock
Comments: SWP101223-7761: limerock collapsed into cavern after blasting taking the life of one man

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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