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Sinkhole:02-777 (Citrus County, 1991)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-777
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 8, 1991
USGS Quadrangle Name: Ozello, S-30
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 2 ft
Width: 2.5 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 4
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: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Rocky
Comments: SINK OCCURRED IN ROADWAY. WATER LEVEL IN SINK AFFECTED. BY TIDES. NEAR SINKHOLE 02-778.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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