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Sinkhole:14-616 (Pasco County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-616
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 9, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey, W-30
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 5 ft
Width: 5 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: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: NEAR 607,602,553,545. POLE SHOVED 10 FT THROUGH SOFT SEDIMENT. ON BOTTOM OF SINKHOLE. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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