Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-568 (Citrus County, 1984)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-568
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 11, 1984
USGS Quadrangle Name: Crystal River, R-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 30 ft
Width: 15 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 5
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand And Rock
Comments: THERE ARE ABOUT SIX MORE HOLES IN THIS AREA, ONE JUST AS BIG AND SEVERAL. OTHERS IN DIFFERENT SIZES. THESE ARE IN LINE WITH THE CRYSTAL LOUNGE AND. AMERICAN LEGION POST. MANY SMALL LAKES IN AREA.. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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