Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-517 (Polk County, 1983)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-517
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 26, 1983
USGS Quadrangle Name: Eloise
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 50 ft
Width: 50 ft
Depth: 60 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 55
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: Pasture
Soil Type: Damp
Comments: LINE 518. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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