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Sinkhole:08-519 (Hernando County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-519
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 15, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Brooksville U-32
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 3.5 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: Pasture
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: THE SINK IS AT LEAST 1 YEAR OLD, OVER THE PAST YEAR A. 1 FT. X 1 FT. X 1 FT. AREA AT THE BOTTOM HAS SUBSIDED.. NEAR 524. TELEPHONE REPORT TO BILL WILSON, F.S.R.I. ON. 1/15/87.. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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