Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-518 (Polk County, 1983)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-518
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 7, 1983
USGS Quadrangle Name: Eloise
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 5 ft
Width: -
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
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: Wetland
Soil Type: Dry
Comments: LINE 517. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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