Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-796 (Citrus County, 1991)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-796
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 26, 1991
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homossasa, S-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 20 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 25 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
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: y
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: Witness described sinkhole as chimney.. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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