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Sinkhole:15-520 (Pinellas County, 1989)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 15-520
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 13, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Tarpon Springs X-29
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 12 ft
Width: 12 ft
Depth: 9 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: LOCATED NEAR F.S.R.I. REF #15-706 AND ANICIENT SINKHOLES. 2ND OF THREE SINKHOLES AT THIS LOCATION. ALL THREE SINKHOLES FORMED AT SAME TIME. REFER TO F.S.R.I. #15-519 THRU 15-521 FOR ALL SINKHOLES THIS SITE. 15-519 & 15-520 ARE ON OPPSITE SIDES OF DRIVEWA


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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