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Sinkhole:16-544 (Polk County, 1981)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-544
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 23, 1981
USGS Quadrangle Name: Eloise
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 40 ft
Width: 40 ft
Depth: 35 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Ground Loading
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: THIS SINK TOOK 36 TRUCK LOADS OF DIRT TO FILL. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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