Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-050 (Polk County, 1994)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-050
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 23, 1994
USGS Quadrangle Name: Mulberry
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 160 ft
Width: 160 ft
Depth: 200 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Unknown
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: GYPSUM STACK SINKHOLE. PREVIOUSLY OPENED JULY 8, 1994. NEW ARTICLES FROM 1995 IN TAMPA TRIBUNE, LAKELAND LEDGER, & MIAMI HERALD. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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