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Sinkhole:08-506 (Hernando County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-506
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 21, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lacoochee
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 20 ft
Width: 20 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: OPENED IN BACK YARD, DOG TIED TO TREE STARTED TO BARK.. 30 FT. FROM TRAILER HOME. SEAM BETWEEN DOUBLE-WIDE. HOME UNEVEN.. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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