Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-044 (Polk County, 1979)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-044
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 30, 1979
USGS Quadrangle Name: Bartow
Size Dimensions: Unknown
Shape of Sinkhole: Unknown
Length: 12 ft
Width: 12 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 8
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Cropland(Agriculture)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: LARGE STRIP MINE DUE WEST. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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