Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:36-568 (Marion County, 1991)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-568
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 18, 1991
USGS Quadrangle Name: Ocala West, P-34
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 1 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Clay & Sand
Comments: 5 SINKS OPENED IN A RETENTION POND.. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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