Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:36-219 (Marion County, 1996)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-219
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 21, 1996
USGS Quadrangle Name: Belleview
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 5 ft
Width: 5 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 5
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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: DAMAGE TO WATER LINES. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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