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Florida Lake Origins and Types
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Subsidence Sinkhole lakes The most common origin of lake formation in Florida Limestone bedrock is dissolved by acids Land subsidence into dissolved limestone cavities creates depressions filled with water
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Orange Lake and the immediate surrounding area is linked to the erosion of Miocene sediments. When water in the underlying carbonate aquifer is low, pressure from the overlying water in the lake can breach the clays , providing hydraulic communication with the underlying limestone aquifer. Sediments of the lake bottom are Organic matter mixed with sand and clay transported into the
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Unformatted text preview: lake by run-off and streams This organic-clayey-sand layer is underlain thinly by Miocene clays Once the outlets are opened, the lake water will adjust to the level of the water table in the limestone unless the sinks again become plugged Variations 16,000 to less than 5,000 acres Coastal Dune Lakes shore currents deposit sediments along a coastal inlet or bay and the water in the inlet or bay is cut off from the sea. Extraterrestrial Lakes Formed by meteorites slamming into Earth, which is suggested for the formation of Ocean Pond in Baker County....
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