Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:14-709 (Pasco County, 1979)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-709
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 9, 1979
USGS Quadrangle Name: Elfers
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 21 ft
Width: 21 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: HEAVY RAINS OF 2-7-79 NOTED BY SINCLAIR.. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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