Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:36-040 (Marion County, 1998)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-040
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 30, 1998
USGS Quadrangle Name: Ocala West
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 12 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 14 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Cropland(Agriculture)
Soil Type: 0
Comments: OUT IN THE FARM FIELD. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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