Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-791 (Citrus County, 1991)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-791
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 18, 1991
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa, S-31
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 8 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: n
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand & Limestone
Comments: sinkhole near other sinkholes in NE corner of retention area. See FSRI 02-761, 02-768, 02-793, 02-794, 02-795.. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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