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Sinkhole:14-558 (Pasco County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-558
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 17, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey W-30
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 5 ft
Width: 5 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
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: Unknown
Comments: SINK IS NEAR 726,556,543, & 718. SINK FIRST APPEARED AS. SETTLEMENT IN THE PAVEMENT OF A FEW INCHES DEEP. WORKERS. FILLED THE SMALL HOLE AND THEN THE LARGE SINK FORMED.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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