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Sinkhole:16-599 (Polk County, 1989)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-599
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: March 14, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Eloise
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 60 ft
Width: 60 ft
Depth: 24 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
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: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Grove
Soil Type: Unkown
Comments: DRAINAGE: CANAL WITHIN ONE MILE OF THIS SINKHOLE.. THIS SINK IS LOCATED NEAR LK. GWYN.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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