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Sinkhole:16-026 (Polk County, 1965)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-026
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 1, 2065
USGS Quadrangle Name: Bartow
Size Dimensions: Unknown
Shape of Sinkhole: Unknown
Length: 175 ft
Width: 175 ft
Depth: 35 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: THIS GROUP OF SINKHOLES IS LOCATED IN NORTH-CENTRAL BARTOW. EXTENSIVE. PHOSPHATE SRTIP MINES ARE LOCATED TWO MILES WEST AND 3 MILES NORTH. THE PEACE RIVER IS ONE AND 1/2 MILES EAST. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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