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Sinkhole:14-569 (Pasco County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-569
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 30, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey W-30
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SEVERAL SMALL HOLES DEVELOPED AFTER A HEAVY RAIN AND THEN. COALLESCED INTO ONE 6 FOOT X 6 FOOT X 3 FOOT DEEP HOLE.. IT IS 40 FEET FROM THE HOUSE AND NOT NEAR ANY WELL OR STRUCTURE.. TELEPHONE REPORT TO DR. BECK, F.S.R.I.. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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