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Sinkhole:16-602 (Polk County, 1989)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-602
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 23, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lake Louisa
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 4 ft
Width: 4 ft
Depth: 4 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: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Grove
Soil Type: Unk
Comments: OCCURRED INSIDE A 20' DEPRESSION WHICH WAS PREVIOUSLY DOCUMENTED. AS A SINKHOLE BY FSRI. CONSIDERED A REACTIVATION.. . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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