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Sinkhole:08-068 (Hernando County, 1998)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-068
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 9, 1998
USGS Quadrangle Name: Weeki Wachee Spring
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 8 ft
Width: 15 ft
Depth: 6 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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: APPEARS SINKHOLE MAY EXTEND UNDER SIDEWALK TO NORTH. IN HEATHER WALK SUBDIVISION/POOL AREA. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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