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Sinkhole:10-698 (Hillsborough County, 1989)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-698
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 25, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Dover Z-34
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 30 ft
Width: 30 ft
Depth: 20 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 2
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Plumpage
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: HEAVY GROUNDWATER PUMPING FOR CROP. FREEZE PROTECTION. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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