Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:08-563 (Hernando County, 1991)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-563
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 1, 1991
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne, V-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 0.5 ft
Width: 0.5 ft
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: 0
Comments: Several small sinkholes, approx. 16, opened up in 2 days, each is only a few. inches across.. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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