Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:08-003 (Hernando County, 1974)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-003
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 30, 1974
USGS Quadrangle Name: Weekiwachee Springs
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 200 ft
Width: 200 ft
Depth: 100 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 10
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Forest
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: VARIED TOPOGRAPHY. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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