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Sinkhole:34-531 (Levy County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 34-531
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 10, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Manattee Spr N-28
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Cropland(Agriculture)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: HIGHWAY COLLAPSE DUE TO SINKHOLE. . . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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