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Sinkhole:16-525 (Polk County, 1954)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-525
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 1, 2054
USGS Quadrangle Name: Bartow
Size Dimensions: Unknown
Shape of Sinkhole: Unknown
Length: 12 ft
Width: 12 ft
Depth: 40 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: THERE WERE 4 SINKS REPORTED IN THIS AREA THIS YEAR. THEY RANGE FROM 8 TO 12 FEET IN DIAMETER AND 12 TO 40 FEET DEEP. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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