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Sinkhole:06-001 (Hardee County, 1960)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 06-001
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 1, 2060
USGS Quadrangle Name: Wauchula(Cc37)
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 75 ft
Width: 75 ft
Depth: 0.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 5
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: ROAD CLOSED AS OF 03/02/89(DATE OF NEWSPAPER ARTICLE).. DIMENSIONS ESTIMATED FROM PHOTO(PROBABLY VERY INACCUATE).. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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