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Sinkhole:14-571 (Pasco County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-571
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 30, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Elfers X-30
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 12 ft
Width: 12 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Yellow Sand, Soft Soil In Cent
Comments: SINK IS NEAR 14-4,710,711,712, 709,& 571. SINK OCCURRED. AT S END OF POOL. BILL WILSON VISITED SITE & TOOK AUGER HOLES. AROUND SINK & POOL. FOUND SAND IN EACH HOLE. FOUND LOOSE SAND IN. CENTER OF SINK.. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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