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Sinkhole:16-570 (Polk County, 1985)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-570
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 26, 1985
USGS Quadrangle Name: Eloise
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 12 ft
Width: 2 ft
Depth: 4 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: No
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: DROUGHT CONDITIONS AT THIS TIME. REPEATED SINKS IN THIS GENERAL AREA. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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