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Sinkhole:13-502 (Manatee County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 13-502
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 1, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Bradenton Dd-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 20 ft
Width: 20 ft
Depth: 1 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
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: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: SINK OCCURRED IN A QUATERNARY LIMESTONE CLOSE TO THE SURFACE, NOT THE FLORIDAN. AQUIFER LIMESTONE, WHICH OCCURS AT A -300 FT NGVD. HOME SUBSIDED, WALLS AND. FLOOR CRACKED, $6000 IN DAMAGE, HOME WAS REPAIRED. THE LOCATION IS NEAR. SARASOTA BAY AND BOWLE


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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