Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:36-504 (Marion County, 1982)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-504
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 9, 1982
USGS Quadrangle Name: Ocala East
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 20 ft
Width: 15 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 12
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Forest
Soil Type: Rock
Comments: SINK FORMED WHERE THEY PUMPED EXCESS WATER FROM MOBILE PARK. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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