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Sinkhole:10-764 (Hillsborough County, 1983)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-764
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 7, 1983
USGS Quadrangle Name: Thonotosassa Y-33
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 1 ft
Width: 1 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
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: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Pasture
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: HAPPENED OVERNIGHT. EIGHT FOOT POLE WENT STRAIGHT IN, UNIMPEEDED. HOLE. ANGLED SLIGHTLY TO THE EAST SOMEWHAT.. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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