Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-789 (Citrus County, 1991)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-789
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 6, 1991
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa, S-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 4 ft
Width: 3 ft
Depth: 6.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 6
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy Muck, Asphalt Covered
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Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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