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Sinkhole:10-648 (Hillsborough County, 1989)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-648
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 1, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Keysville(Aa-35)
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 100 ft
Width: 100 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 347
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Industrial/Commercial
Soil Type: Phosphate Mine
Comments: SINKHOLE FORMED ON THE BOTTOM OF AN EXCAVATION PIT FOR. THE PHOSPHATE MINE.SINK DRAINED EXCAVATION PIT OF WATER.. PIT WAS COMPLETELY FILLED WITH WATER AT TIME OF OCCURRENCE.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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