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Sinkhole:02-616 (Citrus County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-616
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 15, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Inverness S-33
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 3 ft
Width: 1 ft
Depth: 1.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 75
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Ground Loading
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Yellow Sand, Muck
Comments: 1INCH OF RAINFALL IN 1 DAY 3 DAYS PRIOR TO COLLAPSE,. CEMENT TRUCK WENT OVER AREA DAY PRIOR, SAND TRUCK WENT OVER DAY. OF OCCURRENCE AND FELL IN.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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