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Sinkhole:10-840 (Hillsborough County, 1979)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-840
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 8, 1979
USGS Quadrangle Name: Sulphur Springs Y-32
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 5 ft
Width: 5 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
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: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Blanton
Comments: SEE COMPANION SINKHOLES, F.S.R.I. 10-712 AND 10-839.. SUBSIDENCE CRACKS TWO YEARS OLD. HOUSE BUILT ON LARGE FILLED DEPRESSION. THIS SINK OCCURRED AROUND A WELL, ACTUALLY IN THE NEIGHBOR'S BACK YARD.. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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