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Sinkhole:02-639 (Citrus County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-639
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 18, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa S-31
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 1 ft
Width: 1 ft
Depth: 41.2 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: MR. PANCZEL HAD STRIPPED SOD OFF GROUND & FOUND HOLE.. IT IS 8' FROM FOUNDATION OF HOME. ELEVATION OF LIMESTONE. IS BASED FROM WELL INFORMATION FROM WELLS NEAR THE SITE, AND. NOT BASED ON PUBLISHED MAPS.. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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