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Sinkhole:36-252 (Marion County, 2007)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-252
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 2, 2007
USGS Quadrangle Name: Ocala West
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 12 ft
Width: 12 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: 60
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: Yes
Repair Planned:
Landuse Codes: Pasture
Soil Type: Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: THE SINKHOLE WAS FORMED DURING THE NIGHT DUE TO A 5.9 INCHES RAINFALL EVENT. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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