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Sinkhole:79-523 (Volusia County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 79-523
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 21, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Seville
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 60 ft
Width: 60 ft
Depth: 25 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 3
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 67
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: MANY WELLS IN THE AREA WENT DRY. SINK IN NE CORNER OF CRYSTAL LAKE,WHICH HAS BEEN DRY FOR MONTHS. 6 DAYS LATER SINK WAS FILLED WITH WATER, BUT NO RAIN. HEAVY FREEZE PROTECTION PUMPING AT THIS TIME. END. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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