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Sinkhole:08-512 (Hernando County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-512
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 16, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Weekiwachi Springs
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: KUKLA WELL DRILLING, SPRING HILL WAS DRILLING WELL.. SINK FORMED WHEN DRILLING REACHED A DEPTH OF 80 FEET, HIT. A CAVERN. SINK FORMED AT SURFACE AT CRACKED POOL.. ALLSTATE INSURANCE CLAIM #2623438658TMA. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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