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Sinkhole:10-020 (Hillsborough County, 1989)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-020
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 26, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Dover(Z-34)
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 35 ft
Width: 35 ft
Depth: 7 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 3
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 67
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Cropland(Agriculture)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: 800 FT 12INCH WELL,WEST OF SITE. DEPTH OF WELL APPX 1000FT(USED FOR FREZZE PROTECTION,). 350' WELL LOCATED BETWEEN SINKHOLE & 800. SINKHOLE FORMED.. SINKHOLE OCCURRED DURING FREEZE ON DEC 25 & 26 1989.. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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