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Sinkhole:08-110 (Hernando County, 2001)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-110
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 18, 2001
USGS Quadrangle Name: Weeki Wachee Spring
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 2 ft
Width: 2 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: EXTREME DROUGHT CONDITIONS. HOLE IS APPROX 60' FROM HOUSE WELL THAT WENY DRY RECENTLY. OLD SINKHOLES ARE ABOUT 200' NORTH OF THIS SMALL HOLE. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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