Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:36-196 (Marion County, 2000)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-196
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 3, 2000
USGS Quadrangle Name: Dunnellon Se
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
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: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: SH IN BACKYARD. 15 FT FROM HOUSE. END. . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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