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Sinkhole:02-766 (Citrus County, 1990)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-766
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 15, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa S-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: 75
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 5
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: SINK FORMED DURING TROPICAL STORM MARCO. . . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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