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Sinkhole:08-527 (Hernando County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-527
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 3, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne V-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: SINKHOLE DEVELOPED UNDER FRONT PORCH OF HOUSE. HOUSE BRIGED OVER SINKHOLE. INSURANCE PAID. REPAIRED (PRESSURE GROUTED) BY G.K.N. HAYWARD BAKER. NEARBY WEEKIWATCHEE PRAIRIE LAKE. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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