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Sinkhole:14-643 (Pasco County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-643
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Nov. 23, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Pt. Richey W-30
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Depth: 4 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: 0
Comments: THIS OCCURRENCE IS DEEPER THAN 4.0,FT. THIS IS CAUSED BY. THE FACT THAT AS THE SINKHOLE COLLAPSED THE SOD STAYED TOGETHER. AND FORMED A KIND OF COVER OF ITSELF.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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