Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-571 (Citrus County, 1984)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-571
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 31, 1984
USGS Quadrangle Name: Crystal River, R-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 2 ft
Width: 3 ft
Depth: 2.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Forest
Soil Type: Rocky Soil
Comments: LOT OF RAIN IN LAST FEW DAYS, 6 TO 9 INCHES. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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