Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:08-561 (Hernando County, 1990)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-561
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Nov. 24, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne V-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 15 ft
Width: 12 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Unknown
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: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
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Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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