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Sinkhole:16-704 (Polk County, 1989)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-704
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Dec. 21, 1989
USGS Quadrangle Name: Eloise (Z-38)
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 1 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: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unk
Comments: REPORT OF SINKHOLE SENT BY CARL ALECK, POLK CO. EMER. MANG. (813)533-6060. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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