Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:36-224 (Marion County, 1997)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-224
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 12, 1997
USGS Quadrangle Name: Halfmoon Lake
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 8 ft
Width: 4 ft
Depth: 4 ft
Slope of Sides: 60
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
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: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: MOBILE HOME 3' FROM SH. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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