Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:10-588 (Hillsborough County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-588
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 21, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Plant City West Y-34
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 13 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 6
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: Grove
Soil Type: Fine Sand
Comments: FREEZE PROTECTION. 8 SINKS OPENED UP SAME TIME. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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