Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:36-555 (Marion County, 1990)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-555
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 11, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Cotton Plant, P-33
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 2 ft
Width: 1 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Pasture
Soil Type: Spb Sparr Fine Sand
Comments: SINKHOLE LOCATED 6' FROM BARN.. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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