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Sinkhole:02-597 (Citrus County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-597
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 8, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lecanto
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 18.5 ft
Width: 15.3 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 0
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand-Med
Comments: CRACKS BEHIND TREE SHOW THAT SINK WOULD BE. CIRCULAR IF NOT FOR THE TREE.. EST. OF TIME OF OCCURANCE BET. 2:30 AM-8:00 A.M.. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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