Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-748 (Citrus County, 1990)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-748
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 12, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa(S-31)
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 9.8 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 7 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: White Sand
Comments: TOTAL OF SEVEN SINKHOLES THIS SITE (02-748 THRU 02-754). AND 02-756 ACROSS THE STREET.. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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