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Sinkhole:16-711 (Polk County, 1991)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-711
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 3, 1991
USGS Quadrangle Name: Alturas, Aa-38
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 10 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 45
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Grove
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: SEVEN SINKHOLES OPENED UP ON THE SAME DAY IN THE SAME AREA.. . . . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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