Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-609 (Citrus County, 1985)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-609
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Nov. 6, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Crystal River R31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 2 ft
Width: 2 ft
Depth: 4 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
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: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: TWO SINKS OPENED UP SAME TIME. SEE 02-608. END. . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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