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Sinkhole:02-760 (Citrus County, 1990)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-760
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 20, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Inverness S-33
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 2 ft
Width: 2 ft
Depth: 2 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 1000
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Ground Loading
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Organic Rich Silt And Clay On
Comments: SINK FORMED AT END OF CANAL - WATER DRAINED FROM CANAL INTO. SINK. ONE FOOT OF SEDIMENT ON CANAL BOTTOM ABOVE L.S.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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