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Sinkhole:79-542 (Volusia County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 79-542
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 27, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Pierson, P-40
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 48 ft
Width: 28 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Slope of Sides: 70
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Forest
Soil Type: Brown To Black Rooted Sand
Comments: SINKHOLE ON DIVIDE BETWEEN STONE POND AND UNNAMED. POND.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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