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Sinkhole:14-640 (Pasco County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-640
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 15, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey W-30
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 4 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 3
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: REFER TO 14-641 FOR OTHER ACTIVITY THIS SITE.. SMALL CAVITY TO NORTH SIDE OF THIS SINKHOLE;. PROBABLE THAT 14-641 WAS AN EXTENSION OF THIS OCCURENCE.. DRAINAGE: ANC SINK NEAR THIS SITE.. SITE WORK DONE BY BROWN ENG.. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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