Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:10-683 (Hillsborough County, 1988)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-683
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 16, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Sulphur Springs,Y-32
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 12 ft
Width: 12 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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Wetland
Soil Type: Clean, Dry Sand
Comments: SINKHOLE FORMED IN ROAD, NEAR 729. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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