Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:15-523 (Pinellas County, 1989)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 15-523
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 19, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Dunedin (Y-29)
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 21 ft
Width: 21 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: Yes
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: Sand
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Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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