Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-521 (Polk County, 1981)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-521
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 27, 1981
USGS Quadrangle Name: Eloise
Size Dimensions:
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 200 ft
Width: 200 ft
Depth: 35 ft
Slope of Sides: -
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: Sandy
Comments: END. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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