Tampa Sinkhole maps
If you are living in Tampa, Florida area probably notice that many homeowners have issues with cracks and foundation issues in this area. And if you don’t know why here is the reason:
Tampa is located in an area called Sinkhole Alley, which means the soil is sinking due to rain and water.
Why are Sinkholes Expanding in Spring Hill and Tampa Area?
A sinkhole in the Tampa region is steadily spreading, posing a hazard to houses in one Spring Hill community. The 40-foot-wide sinkhole has forced the evacuation of at least one home, and the rest of the neighborhood neighbors are worried that it may spread to their neighboring properties.
Hillsborough County Sinkhole map
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Tampa Area Sinkholes
Description: This map was created by FCIT and represents reported sinkhole events in Hillsborough County based on data gathered by the Florida Geological Survey (FGS) and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). ” This dataset represents a set of points for reported sinkhole events. The data herein represents reported sinkhole activity but may also contain non-karst related subsidence such as collapsed septic systems, water mains, and/or other man-made features. This information contained in this dataset is primarily used to more fully understand the unique relationship between karst and the state’s groundwater resources and aquifer systems.” DATA DISCLAIMER This geologic data was developed to carry out agency responsibilities related to management, protection, and development of Florida’s natural resources. Neither FDEP/FGS or the Florida Center for Instructional Technology assumes any responsibility for the consequences of inappropriate uses or interpretations of the data.
For a complete list of sinkholes in this county, click here.
Place Names: Hillsborough, Lutz, Carrollwood, Town ‘n’ Country, West Park, Tampa, Del Rio, Plant City, Dover, Seffner, Mango, Thonotosassa, Orient Park, Palm River, Brandon, Bloomingdale, Riverview, Gibsonton, Keysville, Boyette, Sun City Center, Wimauma,
ISO Topic Categories: boundaries, geoscientificInformation, inlandWaters
Keywords: Sinkholes of Hillsborough County, Florida , Sinkhole, Karst, Caves, Sinks, physical, political, ksinkhole, transportation, physical features, geological, county borders, roads, boundaries, geoscientificInformation, inlandWaters, 2008
Source: Florida Center for Instructional Technology, Sinkholes (Tampa, FL: University of South Florida, 2008)
Map Credit: Courtesy of the Florida Center for Instructional Technology
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