Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:36-228 (Marion County, 1999)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-228
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 5, 1999
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lake Weir
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 3 ft
Width: 3.5 ft
Depth: 4.5 ft
Slope of Sides: 30
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: END. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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