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Sinkhole:10-025 (Hillsborough County, 1989)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-025
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 25, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Plant City West (Y-3
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 22.8 ft
Width: 23.2 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 4
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 67
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Pasture
Soil Type: Tan To Dark Brown Sand
Comments: THERE ARE TWO SINKHOLES THIS LOCATION REFER 10-025 & 10-026. SITE IS LOCATED BETWEEN TWO STRAWBERRY FARMS THAT WERE PUMPING. FOR FREZZE PROTECTION. AMOUNT PUMPED BY FARM TO NORTH OF SITE--. 1000 GAL/MIN FOR 38 HRS. AMOUNT PUMPED BY FARM TO SOUTH UNKNOWEN


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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