Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:08-545 (Hernando County, 1989)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-545
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 7, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Weeki Wachee Spring
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Forest
Soil Type: Sand W/Orgaincs
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Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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