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Sinkhole:16-569 (Polk County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-569
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 14, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Eloise
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 10
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Cropland(Agriculture)
Soil Type: Soil Clay
Comments: DROUGHT CONDITIONS AT THIS TIME. END. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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