Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-502 (Polk County, 1983)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-502
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 6, 1983
USGS Quadrangle Name: Mulberry
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Slope of Sides: 70
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Grove
Soil Type: Dry Sandy
Comments: NEAR 510 513. LINE 500. END. . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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