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Sinkhole:10-665 (Hillsborough County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-665
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 3, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Citrus Park Y-31
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 55 ft
Width: 38 ft
Depth: 1 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
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: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: BILL WILSON, F.S.R.I., VISITED SITE ON 6/5/87. SINK IS A. REOCCURRENCE. LAST YEAR, 5/86, OWNER NOTICED HAIRLINE CRACKS. IN NW CORNER OF HOUSE. EXCAVATED MUCK LAYER 1 TO 1.5' THICK. FROM UNDER NW CORNER, & REMOVED ALL OF IT. SLURRIED CONCRETE. UNDER CO


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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