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Sinkhole:02-649 (Citrus County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-649
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 14, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa, S-31, T19
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 2.5 ft
Width: 2 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 4
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy Soil Overlying Rocky Soi
Comments: SINKHOLE LOCATED NEAR 2-18, SINKHOLE FORMED IN PARKING LOT. . . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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