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Sinkhole:15-513 (Pinellas County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 15-513
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 21, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Clearwater, Z-29
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 4 ft
Width: 4 ft
Depth: 16 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 3
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: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: SINKHOLE FILLED UP TO 3 FT. DEEP WITH SOUPY WATER. SATURATED SAND. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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