Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-506 (Polk County, 1982)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-506
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 22, 1982
USGS Quadrangle Name: Polk City
Size Dimensions: Unknown
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
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: Dry
Comments: NEAR AND LINE 504. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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