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Sinkhole:08-528 (Hernando County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-528
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 6, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Weekiwachee Springs,
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 12 ft
Width: 12 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 60
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: SINK OCCURRED 30 FEET FROM HOUSE BUT DIDNOT AFFECT HOUSE.. . . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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