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Sinkhole:08-087 (Hernando County, 2000)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-087
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 7, 2000
USGS Quadrangle Name: Nobleton
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 0.5 ft
Width: 0.5 ft
Depth: 5.5 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: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: A HOLE APPROX 6" IN DIAMETER AND 5.5' DEEP ABOUT 25' FROM EAST SIDE OF HOUSE. THE HOUSE HAS SOME CRACKS. THE HOLE IS NEAR A SEPTIC TANK, AND THE OWNER EXPLAINED A SMALL POND DROPPED IN DEPTH OF ABOUT 6" OVERNIGHT. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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