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Sinkhole:15-501 (Pinellas County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 15-501
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 18, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Clearwater
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 20 ft
Width: 15 ft
Depth: 30 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: THIS SINK TOOK PART OF A SEAWALL. AND DRAINED A SMALL LAKE IN 2 DAYS. LAT/LONG ADDED 10/22/2001 BY S.SPENCER @FGS.. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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