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Sinkhole:15-512 (Pinellas County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 15-512
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 29, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Oldsmar,Y-30
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SINK OCCURRED NEXT TO A DRY WELL. IT IS 15 FEET FROM A. 1000 GALLON PROPANE TANK. THE SINK WAS FILLED WITH SAND.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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