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Sinkhole:14-663 (Pasco County, 1990)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-663
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 11, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey(W-40)
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 3 ft
Width: 3 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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: SINKHOLE FORMED DUE TO WATER EMPTYING FROM RAIN GUTTER SPOUT. LIMESTONE 3FT. BELOW SURFACE.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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