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Sinkhole:08-550 (Hernando County, 1990)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-550
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 6, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Weeki Wachee U-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 4 ft
Width: 4 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 124
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: AMERICAN 38-E CRANE FELL OVER AS SINKHOLE FORMED UNDER THE TRACK OF CRANE.. THIS WAS DUING A PILE DRIVING OPERATION. DAMAGE TO CRANE. $20,000.00 PLUS. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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