Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-504 (Polk County, 1982)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-504
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 23, 1982
USGS Quadrangle Name: Eliose
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 5 ft
Width: 5 ft
Depth: 9 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 15
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
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: Damp
Comments: NEAR 506. LINE 506. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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