Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:79-530 (Volusia County, 1981)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 79-530
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 15, 1981
USGS Quadrangle Name: Pierson
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 50 ft
Width: 50 ft
Depth: 20 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
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: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Forest
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SINK OCCURED HERE IN 1973 ALSO. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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