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Sinkhole:10-703 (Hillsborough County, 1980)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-703
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 6, 1980
USGS Quadrangle Name: Sulphur Springs Y-32
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 4 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: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: COLLAPSED WHEN MRS. GIDDENS DROVE OVER LAWN.. SOUTH OF WELL. ALSO LAWN WELL 75 FEET AWAY, BUT. NOT PUMPING AT THE TIME. THERE WAS A SEWER PIPE AT. BOTTOM. THERE WAS NO COLLAPSE UNDER THE SEWER PIPE.. SIGNS OF A NATURAL SINK ARE LACKING.. END. .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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