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Sinkhole:16-586 (Polk County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-586
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 18, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lakeland Y-36
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 50 ft
Width: 40 ft
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 2
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: WAS TOLD. THE ". POWER PLANT HAS A NUMBER OF WELLS THEY USE FOR COOLING WATER.. DRY WEATHER WHEN SINK OPENED.. REPORT OF LAKE PARKER IN FILE.. END. .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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