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Sinkhole:08-056 (Hernando County, 1997)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-056
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 12, 1997
USGS Quadrangle Name: Weeki Wachee Spring
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 20 ft
Width: 4 ft
Depth: 4 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SINKHOLE OPENED DURING CONSTRUCTION OF NEW WATER WELL. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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