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Sinkhole:08-143 (Hernando County, 1999)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-143
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 11, 1999
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 25 ft
Width: 25 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Slope of Sides: 50
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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: IRRIGATION WELL BEING DRILLED . SIDEWALK COLLAPSED. OWNER FILLED WITH 4 LOADS OF DIRT. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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