Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-516 (Polk County, 1983)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-516
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 28, 1983
USGS Quadrangle Name: Winter Haven
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 30 ft
Width: 30 ft
Depth: 5 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
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: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Grove
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: NEAR 501. LINE 501. END. . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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