Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:02-046 (Citrus County, 1998)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 02-046
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 2, 1998
USGS Quadrangle Name: Homosassa
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 2.3 ft
Width: 1.5 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
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: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SH 15' FROM HOUSE. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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