Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-508 (Polk County, 1982)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-508
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 1, 1982
USGS Quadrangle Name: Winter Haven
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 25 ft
Width: 25 ft
Depth: 20 ft
Slope of Sides: 15
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 15
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
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: Grove
Soil Type: Damp
Comments: END. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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