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Sinkhole:16-594 (Polk County, 1986)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-594
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 3, 1986
USGS Quadrangle Name: Providence X-36
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 25 ft
Width: 25 ft
Depth: 30 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
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: Pasture
Soil Type: Yellow Sandy Soil
Comments: SINK IS NEAR 711 AND IS IN LINE WITH PALEOSINKS.. . . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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