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Sinkhole:16-590 (Polk County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-590
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 2, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Plant City East Y-35
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 15 ft
Width: 15 ft
Depth: 25 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: Yes
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Pasture
Soil Type: Dry Sand
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Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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