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Sinkhole:02-580 (Citrus County, 1984)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-580
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Nov. 6, 1984
USGS Quadrangle Name: Crystal River,R-31
Size Dimensions: Unknown
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 6 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: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Wet Sandy
Comments: THEY HAD A LONG DRY SPELL THEN RECEIVED 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN A SHORT PERI. TIME. THIS SINK IS PARTLY UNDER WILLIAM BUTLERS TRAILER. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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