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Sinkhole:36-541 (Marion County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-541
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 10, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Ocala West P-34
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 1.5 ft
Width: 1.5 ft
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Wetland
Soil Type: Dark Brown Sand And Limestone
Comments: HOLE IN 5-6 ACRE LAKE. GROUTED 12/12/86 BY CENTRAL FLORIDA GROUTING. CO. WELLS NEARBY HIGH IN BACTERIA COUNT. CYLINDRICAL PIPE IN. LIMESTONE IS 1.5 FT. IN DIAMETER. WATER LEAKING. TEN YEARS. AGO, ANOTHER HOLE OPENED UP IN OTHER END OF LAKE AND DRAIN


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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