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Sinkhole:08-076 (Hernando County, 1999)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-076
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 9, 1999
USGS Quadrangle Name: Brooksville Nw
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 5 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: New Construction
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Cropland(Agriculture)
Soil Type: Clay/Limestone
Comments: 4 SINKHOLES IN TOTAL. 3 SINKHOLES APPEARED BESIDES THE LARGER ONE. THE THREE SMALL HOLES APPROX SIZE WAS 2 TO 4 FEET, IRREGULAR SHAPE. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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