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Sinkhole:16-601 (Polk County, 1989)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-601
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Feb. 26, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Eloise
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 60 ft
Width: 60 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 10
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: Pasture
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: DRAINAGE: NEAR BY SWAMP. THIS SINK IS LOCATED NEAR 16-600. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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