Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:16-052 (Polk County, 1996)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-052
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 21, 1996
USGS Quadrangle Name: Dundee
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Unknown
Length: -
Width: 65 ft
Depth: 20 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Slow
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: SMALL HOLE BEGAN FORMING ON JUNE 1. HOLE STARTED SMALL AND GREW PROGRESSIVELY LARGER (15'-50'-65'). ENCOMPASSED MOST OF THE SCHOOL'S PATIO AREA. END. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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