Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:36-719 (Marion County, 2010)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-719
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 24, 2010
USGS Quadrangle Name: Belleview
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 3 ft
Width: 2 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators:
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Gray-Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: Subsidence Incident Report : sinkhole is near fence line towards the rear of the home; sinkhole is not currently impact any structures; renter advised to landlord to get sink filled; SEE SIRs report for photos

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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