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Sinkhole:08-513 (Hernando County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-513
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 15, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey V-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 2 ft
Width: 2 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SINK NEAR 512. MR. DUPONT WAS MOWING LAWN AND SINK FORMED. BENEATH HIM.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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