Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-561 (Polk County, 1976)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-561
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 12, 1976
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lakeland
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 80 ft
Width: 80 ft
Depth: 25 ft
Slope of Sides: -
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: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: NO COMMENTS. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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