Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-716 (Polk County, 1991)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-716
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 14, 1991
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lakeland,Y-36
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 18 ft
Width: 18 ft
Depth: 16 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: Yes
Repair Planned:
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
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Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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