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Sinkhole:16-585 (Polk County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-585
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 9, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Eloise Z-38
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 30 ft
Width: 25 ft
Depth: 25 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 3
Limestone Visible: Yes
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Limestone, Muck, And Clay
Comments: WATER LEVEL IN SINK ROSE UP TO WATER TABLE ELEVATION. . . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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