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Sinkhole:08-707 (Hernando County, 1982)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-707
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 30, 1982
USGS Quadrangle Name: Spring Lake
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 105 ft
Width: 105 ft
Depth: 30 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 30
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Plumpage
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Pasture
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: DEPTH IS 30 FT. AND IS NOTED AS LAKE BOTTOM (?) <<. POSSIBLE CAUSE IS CITRUS IRRIGATION FROM FREEZE PROTECTION. LAKE LEVELS LOW UNDER AVERAGE RAINFALL WAS NOTED ON SINCLAIR'S. REPORT. END. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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