Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-643 (Citrus County, 1987)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-643
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 10, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa S-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: NUMEROUS SINKS ARE IN THE AREA.. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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