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Sinkhole:14-522 (Pasco County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-522
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 10, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Elfers X-30
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 20 ft
Width: 16 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 20
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy Loam
Comments: 6 HOLES OPENED UP AT SAME TIME. THIS THE LARGEST ONE. HEAVY RAINFALL. OF 2.5 INCHES. SEE 14-523 TO 14-527.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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