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Sinkhole:02-646 (Citrus County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-646
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 4, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa S-31
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 1 ft
Width: 2 ft
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Pasture
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: THIS IS THE THIRD SINK THAT HAS FORMED IN THE PASTURE. IN THE PAST THREE YEARS. NUMEROUS SINKS IN THE AREA.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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