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Sinkhole:08-514 (Hernando County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-514
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 27, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne, V-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 18 ft
Width: 20 ft
Depth: 1 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
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: OWNER IN THE HOUSE FOR 3 YEARS. SINK IS AN INDENTATION IN BACKYARD.. AREA OF SUBSIDENCE DAMP, GRASS THICKER. CENTER GETTING DEEPER,. DIAMETER NOT EXPANDING. SINK IS ABOUT 25 FEET FROM HOUSE AND. DEVELOPED OVER 2 YEARS. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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