Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:36-720 (Marion County, 2010)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 36-720
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 14, 2010
USGS Quadrangle Name: Shady
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 20 ft
Width: 20 ft
Depth: 30 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned:
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Clayey Sand
Comments: SWP100216-1133 & Subsidence Incident Report: sinkhole formed in front yard of residence; damaged cable TV line, irrigation system, and utilities; sewer pipe visible in hole; roadway and structures were NOT affected; SEE SIRs report for photos

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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