Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:10-040 (Hillsborough County, 1991)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 10-040
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 20, 1991
USGS Quadrangle Name: Dover, Z-34
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: n
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: 0
Comments: This is the second occurrence of a sinkhole on this property. The first. occurred on December 25, 1984. See FSRI report 10-041.. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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