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Sinkhole:10-706 (Hillsborough County, 1978)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-706
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 30, 1978
USGS Quadrangle Name: Sulphur Springs Y-32
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 14 ft
Width: 14 ft
Depth: 7.5 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Unknown
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: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Blanton
Comments: THE TAMPA TRIBUNE REPORTED VERY LITTLE WATER. IN THE SINK. THE DEPTH OF THE SINK WAS 7.5 AND THE. WATER DEPTH ALSO WAS 7.5. EITHER THERE WAS VERY LITTLE. WATER IN THE SINK OR THE DEPTH OF THE SINK WAS GREATER. THAN 7.5 FEET.. END. .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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