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Sinkhole:16-738 (Polk County, 1974)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-738
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 1, 1974
USGS Quadrangle Name: Mulberry
Size Dimensions: F
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 50 ft
Width: 27 ft
Depth: 1 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
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: TREES BENDING TOWARD CENTER OF HOLE. THE BACK SECTION OF THE HOUSE HAS. DROPPED ABOUT TWO INCHES FROM THE FRONT SECTION BY DECEMBER 1973. MAY 1. 1974 IS DATE OF LARGEST DROPPED. SINCLAIR GIVES DURATION AS GRADUAL, OV. FEW DAYS. DOMESTIC WELLS ARE IN


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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