Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:15-518 (Pinellas County, 1988)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 15-518
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 15, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Dunedin (Y-29)
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 21 ft
Width: 16 ft
Depth: 7 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 7
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: SINKHOLE LOCATED NEAR 15-704. STATE FARM CLAIM #59 N302 134.. REPAIRED AS OF 09/19/89. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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