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Sinkhole:16-795 (Polk County, 1981)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-795
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 20, 1981
USGS Quadrangle Name: Providence
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 29 ft
Width: 21 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
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: Pasture
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SINK OCCURRED IN A RELICT SINK. PROBABLY IMPROPERLY PLUGGED. LANDSCAPE. DOTTED WITH SINKS.. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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