Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:08-555 (Hernando County, 1988)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-555
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 1, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne, V-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 22 ft
Width: 12 ft
Depth: 2 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: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: near 508 & 510 ancient sinks. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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