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Sinkhole:14-594 (Pasco County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-594
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 1, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey, W-30
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 20 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Clayey Sand, Limestone
Comments: SINKHOLE ENLARGED BY EROSION, PROBABLE ORIGINAL SIZE 1FTX2FTX3FT DEEP,. BAYONET POINT CAVE SYSTEM APPROXIMATELY 120 FEET BELOW SURFACE AT THE. SITE.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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