Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-578 (Polk County, 1981)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-578
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 20, 1981
USGS Quadrangle Name: Alturus
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Unknown
Length: 15 ft
Width: 15 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
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: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: MODIFIED LOCATION ON 12/15/2005.

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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