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Sinkhole:08-517 (Hernando County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-517
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 14, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne V-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 5 ft
Width: 5 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: 70
Water Visible: No
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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SINK OCCURRED ALONG ROADWAY. SINK WAS FILLED ON 6/17/86.. PALEO-SINKS IN THE AREA.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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