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Sinkhole:02-722 (Citrus County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-722
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Nov. 18, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa, S-31
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 4 ft
Width: 4 ft
Depth: 3 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: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: VERY HEAVY RAINFALL PRECEDED SINKHOLE DEVELOPMENT. SINKHOLE LOCATED NEAR 723,663,683,554,601,639. AND ANCIENT SINKHOLES. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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