Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-794 (Polk County, 1981)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-794
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 1, 1981
USGS Quadrangle Name: Bartow
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 130 ft
Width: 130 ft
Depth: 35 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 15
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Grove
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: END. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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