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Sinkhole:08-546 (Hernando County, 1989)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-546
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 1, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne (V-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 14 ft
Width: 5.5 ft
Depth: 3.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
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: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unk
Comments: DURATION OF TIME FOR FORMATION OF SINKHOLE APPX.. 11 MONTHS(3/10/90--3/17/90 MORE RAPID DEFORMATION). . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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