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Sinkhole:10-502 (Hillsborough County, 1983)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-502
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 19, 1983
USGS Quadrangle Name: Sulphur Springs Y-32
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 9.3 ft
Width: 9.3 ft
Depth: 1.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Wetland
Soil Type: Dry Clean Soil
Comments: CANAL EAST OF SINK. NEAR 10-504. REVISITED 3,21,83 TAYLOR CALLED HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY ROAD DEPT. TO REPORT THAT WATER WAS COMING OUT OF GROUND AT SINKHOLE.. ROAD DEPT. CHECK IT OUT AT 9:45 A.M.REPORTED HOLE HAD SETTLED. BUT NO WATER ON SURFACE. PHOTO IN


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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