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Sinkhole:10-603 (Hillsborough County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-603
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 21, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Dover Z-34
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 5 ft
Width: 5 ft
Depth: -
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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Cropland(Agriculture)
Soil Type: Fine Sand
Comments: FREEZE PROTECTION PUMPING AT THIS TIME. THIS HAS BEEN A TROUBLE SPOT SINCE 1977. COUNTY MUST FILL THIS AREA ABOUT 1 TO 2 FEET EVERY YEAR. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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