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Sinkhole:16-587 (Polk County, 1976)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-587
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 28, 1976
USGS Quadrangle Name: Davenport X-39
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Cropland(Agriculture)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: NEW WELL BEING DRILLED. WENT 400' STILL IN DECAYED VEGETTION. NO ROCK.. WHEN THEY PULLED WELL OUT. 10 FT DIAMETERED HOLE FORMED BEHIND RIG.. DEPTH UNKNOWN. FULL OF WATER.. SEE 16-587 FOR REPORT.. END. . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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