Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-500 (Polk County, 1983)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-500
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 16, 1983
USGS Quadrangle Name: Bartow
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 2 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: IN LINE 502. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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