Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-793 (Citrus County, 1991)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-793
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 23, 1991
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa, S-31
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 17 ft
Width: 12 ft
Depth: 7.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 7
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
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: Reactivation or new holes in NE corner of rentention pond. See FSRI 02-761, 02-768, 02-791,02-793,. 02-794, 02-795.. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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