Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:10-689 (Hillsborough County, 1988)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-689
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 9, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Sulphur Sprgs. Y-32
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 20 ft
Width: 15 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Fine Sand
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Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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