Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-796 (Polk County, 1974)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-796
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 9, 1974
USGS Quadrangle Name: Bartow
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 3 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
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: Unk
Comments: LOCATED NEAR 16-507 & 16-534. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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