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Sinkhole:08-510 (Hernando County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-510
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 9, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne,V-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 6 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 45
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: GERALD HERO WAS DRIVING ACROSS THE LOT TO AN ADJACENT SINK AREA. WHEN THE TIRES OF HIS PICKUP SANK. THE HOLE ENLARGED TO 8 FEET. WIDE AND THE PICKUP CONTINUED TO SINK. THE SINK IS ADJACENT TO. 508 WHICH FORMED ON 2/19/86. THE TRUCK WAS REMOVED FROM T


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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