Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:08-050 (Hernando County, 1996)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-050
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 22, 1996
USGS Quadrangle Name: Saint Catherine
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 40 ft
Width: 50 ft
Depth: 25 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
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: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SINKHOLE LOCATED 550' FROM END OF ROAD. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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