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Sinkhole:08-518 (Hernando County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-518
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 22, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Weekiwachi Spr U-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 7 ft
Width: 7 ft
Depth: 1 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Yes
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: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: OWNER'S IN HOUSE 9 YEARS. EVERY YEAR, WATER COLLECTS. IN LOW PLACE AND AREA SINKS SLOWLY. EVERY YEAR IT IS REFILLED. WITH SOIL WHICH THEN SINKS. REPORTED TO F.S.R.I. ON 4/22/87. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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