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Sinkhole:36-572 (Marion County, 1991)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-572
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 12, 1991
USGS Quadrangle Name: Ocala West,P-34
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 50 ft
Width: 33 ft
Depth: 12.7 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: New Construction
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned:
Landuse Codes: Industrial/Commercial
Soil Type: Sand Over Clay & Limestone
Comments: MOST OF SINK WAS 2-3 FT DEEP IN BOTTOM OF POND.. THE DEEPER MAIN SINK ON SIDE WAS 14.5 FT WIDE.. THERE WAS ALSO A 3' WIDE 4' DEEP SINK INSIDE THE. MAIN SINK. ON 1/24/91, THE SINK WAS REACTIVATED. BY STORM. IT ENLARGED TO APPROX 185 DIA. BY 6'. DEEP, WIT


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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