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Sinkhole:14-588 (Pasco County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-588
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 4, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey, W-30
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 41 ft
Width: 36 ft
Depth: 74.1 ft
Slope of Sides: 80
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 25
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: NEAR 14-721, 14- 532, SINKHOLE ADJACENT TO LARGE ANCIENT SINKHOLE. SINKHOLE DIRECTLY ABOVE MAPPED LARGE WATER-FILLED CAVE SYSTEM. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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