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Sinkhole:10-755 (Hillsborough County, 1979)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-755
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 27, 1979
USGS Quadrangle Name: Citrus Park Y-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: WATER IS NOTED AS BEING VISIBLE, BUT AT A DISTANCE OF 20 FEET BELOW LAND. SURFACE WHEN DEPTH IS ONLY FIVE FEET. SINCLAIR NOTES SEVERAL SMALL SIN. RECENT YEARS BUT NO FURTHER DATA. DOMESTIC 4 INCH WELL SINCE 1971, 270. TOTAL DEPTH, 84 FEET CASING. PAR


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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