Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:79-539 (Volusia County, 1986)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 79-539
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 29, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Pierson P-40
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 23.2 ft
Width: 21.7 ft
Depth: 7 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 467
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Grove
Soil Type: Clean, Medium Quartz Sand
Comments: NEAR SINKHOLES 79-507, 79-513, AND 79-533. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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