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Sinkhole:08-526 (Hernando County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-526
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 21, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Weekiwachee Springs
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 16 ft
Width: 16 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy Soil
Comments: SINKHOLE NEAR 523 SND 8-709. . . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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