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Sinkhole:14-560 (Pasco County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-560
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 11, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey W-30
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 4 ft
Width: 4 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 57
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: 89 YEAR OLD MAN LIVES AT THE HOUSE WHERE THE SINK OCCURRED. IN HIS BACKYARD. SINK WAS FOUND ON 4/11/87 BUT MAY HAVE. FORMED 2 WEEKS PRIOR AFTER HEAVY RAINS.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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