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Sinkhole:02-683 (Citrus County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-683
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 14, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa,S-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 14 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 7
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: 56
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand And Limestone
Comments: 15 INCHES OF HEAVY RAINFALL CONTRIBUTED TO THE. FORMATION OF THE SINKHOLE, SINKHOLE LOCATED NEAR. 525,639,663,664,554,683. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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