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Sinkhole:15-710 (Pinellas County, 1984)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 15-710
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 1, 1984
USGS Quadrangle Name: Oldsmar Y-30
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SINK OPENED UP WHEN MAINTENANCE DEPT. WAS ENLARGING LAKE. FOR IRRIGATION PURPOSES. ALL SINKHOLE ACTIVITY STOPED. WHEN WORK ON LAKE WAS STOPED. DATE ON SINK IS APROX.. INFORMATION CONFIRMED BY PHONE 3/91.. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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