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Sinkhole:02-654 (Citrus County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-654
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Nov. 1, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Nobleton T-33
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 3 ft
Width: 3 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 85
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: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Pasture
Soil Type: Sand,Clay, Limestone
Comments: THE WATER IN AN ADJACENT WELL IS APPROXIMATELY 30 FEET BELOW THE. GROUND SURFACE. THE SINK IS BELL SHAPED, WITH A GREATER DIAMETER. OCCURRING AT DEPTH THAN AT THE SURFACE.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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