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Sinkhole:02-675 (Citrus County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-675
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 8, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa S-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 7 ft
Width: 5 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 3
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: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: VERY HEAVY RAINFALL OCCURRED DURING THE WEEK,. SINKHOLE LOCATED NEAR 553,650,018,007. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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