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Sinkhole:14-570 (Pasco County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-570
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 10, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Elfers X-30
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 35 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand & Clay
Comments: TELEPHONE REPORT TO DR. BECK. WELL WAS DRILLED ON 3/9.. PUMPING BEGAN ON 3/10 AND SINK FORMED 8 FOOT DEEP AND. 8 FOOT DIAMETER AROUND WELL. LIMESTONE OCCURS AT A DEPTH OF. 30 TO 35 FEET WHICH IS OVERLAIN BY 5 FEET OF CLAY. BUILDING. TRASH WAS FOUND IN


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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