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Sinkhole:02-681 (Citrus County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-681
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 9, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homossasa,S-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 20 ft
Width: 20 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: 15 INCHES OF HEAVY RAINFALL DURING WEEK OF 9/9/88. CONTRIBUTED TO FORMATION OF SINKHOLE, SINKHOLE. LOCATED NEAR ANCIENT SINKHOLE AN 02-680,622,600.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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