Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-578 (Citrus County, 1984)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-578
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 1, 1984
USGS Quadrangle Name: Crystal River,R-31
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 4 ft
Width: 4 ft
Depth: 4 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 4
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Industrial/Commercial
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: HAD SIX INCHES OF RAIN OVER NIGHT. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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