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Sinkhole:14-579 (Pasco County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-579
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 15, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Elfers X-30
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 4 ft
Width: 4 ft
Depth: 7 ft
Slope of Sides: 80
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Organics Over Sand
Comments: POSSIBLY ANOTHER SMALL SINK BEHIND ADJACENT HOUSE.. SINK IS ABOUT 8 FEET FROM WELL AND NEXT TO FOUNDATION OF. THE HOUSE. LIMESTONE ELEVATION IS FROM WELL DRILLING DATA.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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