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Sinkhole:79-527 (Volusia County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 79-527
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 21, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Pierson
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 53 ft
Width: 50 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 7
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 67
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: 6 SINKS IN THE AREA. FREEZE PROTECTION PUMPING AT THIS TIME. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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