Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:36-032 (Marion County, 1998)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-032
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 1, 1998
USGS Quadrangle Name: Belleview
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 9 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: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: ABOVE NORMAL RAINFALL. 16 FEET FROM HOUSE, 8 FEET FROM WELL.. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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