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Sinkhole:16-849 (Polk County, 2008)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-849
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 26, 2008
USGS Quadrangle Name:
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 100 ft
Width: 300 ft
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible:
Subsidence Rate:
Triggering Mechanisms: 0
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned:
Landuse Codes: Not Recorded
Soil Type:
Comments: POLK COUNTY WARNING POINT ADVISED THAT 100X 300 FOOT SINKHOLE HAS DISPLACED 4 FAMILIES DUT TO SINKHOLE AFFECTING 2 DUPLEXES AND ONE SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE. THE SINKHOLE IS ACTUALLY UNDER THE BUILDINGS AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS. NO INJURIES. RED CROSS HA


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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