Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:14-501 (Pasco County, 1982)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-501
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 27, 1982
USGS Quadrangle Name: Branchborough W-35
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 70 ft
Width: 40 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 40
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: HIGH ORGANIC CONTENT IN SOIL. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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