Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:14-590 (Pasco County, 1987)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-590
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 3, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Aripeka, V-30
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 6 ft
Width: 4 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: NEAR 589, 546, 528, SINKHOLE FILLED WITH ROCK AND SAND. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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