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Sinkhole:02-601 (Citrus County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-601
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 25, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa,S-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 7 ft
Width: 3 ft
Depth: 7 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: CAR PARKED ON SHOULDER OF ROAD AND GROUND. SURFACE GAVE WAY.. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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