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Sinkhole:02-785 (Citrus County, 1991)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-785
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 23, 1991
USGS Quadrangle Name: Inverness, S-33
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 4 ft
Width: 4 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Unknown
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: Unk
Comments: SINKHOLE COLLAPSED AFTER HEAVY RAINFALL ON 4/23/91. APPROX. 5.5 IN OF RAIN.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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