Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-673 (Citrus County, 1988)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-673
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 6, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Crystal River R-31
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 7 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 2 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 1
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURRED DURING THE WEEK, SINKHOLE. LOCATED NEAR583, 666, 565, 544, 617, 674. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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