Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:36-037 (Marion County, 1998)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-037
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 17, 1998
USGS Quadrangle Name:
Size Dimensions: Unknown
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 15 ft
Width: 25 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 5
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Clay
Comments: IN A COUNTY RETENTION AREA, BUILT TWO YEARS AGO. HOLE HAS OPENED BEFORE IN PAST TWO YEARS. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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