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Sinkhole:13-501 (Manatee County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 13-501
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 1, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Myakka Head Dd-35
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 80 ft
Width: 80 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: WHILE DRILLING HIT A CAVITY AT 415 FEET AND. SURFACE COLLAPSED. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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