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Sinkhole:08-503 (Hernando County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-503
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 9, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Brooksville
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 20 ft
Width: 20 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SINK OCCURED HERE 10 DAYS AGO. IT WAS FILLED BUT REOCCURED. AGAIN DURING A RAIN STORM. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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