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Sinkhole:08-554 (Hernando County, 1990)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-554
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 25, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne, V-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Depth: 20 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 18
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: WATER TABLE ABOUT 6' BELOW NORMAL SOLUTION PIPE SINK. . . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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