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Sinkhole:10-700 (Hillsborough County, 1982)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-700
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 19, 1982
USGS Quadrangle Name: Sulphur Springs Y-32
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 8 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: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: A NEW WELL WAS BEING PUMPED FOR THE FIRST TIME ON. 5,18 AND 5,19. THE WELL WAS DRILLED TO A DEPTH. OF 112 FEET BEFORE THEY HIT LIMESTONE. THIS IS. PROBABLY A RELIC SINK SINCE SWFWM MAP GIVES ELEVATION. OF LIMESTONE 15 FEET M.S.L. AND NOT -72 AS THIS CA


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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