Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-668 (Citrus County, 1988)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-668
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 16, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Crystal River, R-31
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 1.5 ft
Width: 1.5 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 3
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Ground Loading
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Rocky And Sandy
Comments: OPENED IN ROADWAY AND CAR FELL IN.. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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