Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:79-501 (Volusia County, 1982)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 79-501
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 25, 1982
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lake Helen
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 4 ft
Width: 3 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: 55
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Grove
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: NEAR 503. LINE 503. END. . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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