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Sinkhole:08-560 (Hernando County, 1990)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-560
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Nov. 28, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey V-31
Size Dimensions: Unknown
Shape of Sinkhole: Unknown
Length: -
Width: -
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: SINKHOLE CHARACTERIZED BY RUMBLING SOUNDS BENEATH HOUSE FOLLOWED. BY EXTREMELY RAPID CRACKING OF FLOOR SLAP AND POPPING OF FLOOR TILES. WALLS CRACKED - HOUSE EXACUATED BY HERNANDO CO. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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