Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-043 (Citrus County, 1995)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-043
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 20, 1995
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 6
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SH 5' FROM FOUNDATION OF HOUSE. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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