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Sinkhole:10-021 (Hillsborough County, 1990)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-021
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 1, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Odessa(X-31)
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 15 ft
Width: 15 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 60
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 27
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Grove
Soil Type: Clean Dry Sand
Comments: WELL DRILLING AND PUMPING MAY HAVE CAUSED SINKHOLE TO FORM.. SINKHOLE FORMED AROUND LARGE CAPACITY WELL THAT WAS IN USE.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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