Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-597 (Polk County, 1988)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-597
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 28, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Y-35 Plant City East
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 30 ft
Width: 30 ft
Depth: 25 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 22
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: 10ft. Sand, 5ft. Clay, 7ft. Sa
Comments: NO COMMENTS END. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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