Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-783 (Citrus County, 1991)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-783
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 16, 1991
USGS Quadrangle Name: Chassahowitzka, T-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 25 ft
Width: 25 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Slope of Sides: 30
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 12
Limestone Visible: Unknown
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: Sandy
Comments: TWO SINKHOLES OPENED ON THE SAME DAY. SEE 02-782. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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