Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-511 (Polk County, 1981)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-511
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 12, 1981
USGS Quadrangle Name: Bartow
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 12 ft
Width: 8 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Slope of Sides: 82
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
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: Grove
Soil Type: Dry
Comments: END. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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