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Sinkhole:08-034 (Hernando County, 1995)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-034
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 11, 1995
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 15 ft
Width: 20 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: THIS WAS A SERIES OF SINKS THAT OPENED UP ON 9/11&12/95. SINKS WERE IN A RETENTION AREA AT CORNER OF MARINER AND ABBEVILLE. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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