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Sinkhole:08-547 (Hernando County, 1990)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-547
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 18, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Pt. Richey(V-31)
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 45 ft
Width: 9.5 ft
Depth: 1.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 15
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 12
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand(Light Tan To Med-Gray)
Comments: THERE IS A SMALL HOLE (5.0'X 2.5'X2.5') LOCATED AT END OF SINKHOLE.. SMALL HOLE TOOK APPX. 2YRS TO FORM. DIGRAM OF SINKHOLE WITH HARDCOPY.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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