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Sinkhole:02-686 (Citrus County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-686
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 20, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa, S-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 5 ft
Width: 5 ft
Depth: 4 ft
Slope of Sides: 20
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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: 15 INCHES OF RAINFALL DURING PREVIOUS WEEK, SINKHOLE. LOCATED NEAR. 553, 675, 692. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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