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Sinkhole:79-529 (Volusia County, 1973)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 79-529
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 13, 1973
USGS Quadrangle Name: Pierson
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 100 ft
Width: 100 ft
Depth: 40 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 67
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Forest
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: DEPTH VARIES FROM 20' TO 40'.. THIS HAPPENED DURING PUMPING FOR FREEZE PROTECTION. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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