Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:09-011 (Highlands County, 2010)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 09-011
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 16, 2010
USGS Quadrangle Name: Venus
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 325 ft
Width: 325 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Plumpage
Pre-collapse indicators:
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired:
Repair Planned:
Landuse Codes: Cropland(Agriculture)
Soil Type:
Comments: SWP101216-7643: collaspe happened quickly (less than 1 hour); between house and nursery business at residence, about 100 yards behind home; home owner states neighboring citrus grove has been watering non-stop to combat freezing temps

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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