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Sinkhole:02-642 (Citrus County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-642
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 7, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Crystal River R-31
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 24 ft
Width: 24 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 3
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: SINK IS ON THE EDGE OF A CYPRESS POND. HEAVY RAINS OCCURRED THE. WEEK PRIOR TO FORMATION.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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