Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-553 (Polk County, 1968)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-553
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 29, 2068
USGS Quadrangle Name: Winter Haven
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 100 ft
Width: 100 ft
Depth: 60 ft
Slope of Sides: 75
Water Visible: Unknown
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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: 225 TRUCK LOADS OF FILL ADDED BUT THIS ONLY SLOWED IT DOWN. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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