Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-848 (Polk County, 1981)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-848
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 22, 1981
USGS Quadrangle Name: Eloise
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 30 ft
Width: 30 ft
Depth: 35 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 35
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Grove
Soil Type: Unk
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Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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