Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:08-039 (Hernando County, 1996)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-039
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 12, 1996
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: DRA HAD NUMEROUS SINKHOLES SEVERAL MONTHS AGO. 3 RECENT SINKS OCCURRED 1-2 WEEKS AGO. MR. HESS WELL APPOX. 15' FROM SINK. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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