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Sinkhole:08-067 (Hernando County, 1998)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-067
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 7, 1998
USGS Quadrangle Name: Weeki Wachee Spring
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 30 ft
Width: 20 ft
Depth: 35 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SINKHOLE OPENED IN ROAD, BROKE WATER AND SEWER LINE. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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