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Sinkhole:16-850 (Polk County, 2008)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-850
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 26, 2008
USGS Quadrangle Name: Bartow
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: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Unknown
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: #SWP081026-8696. 100'X300' SINKHOLE DISPLACED 4 FAMILIES. AFFECTING 2 DUPLEXES AND ONE SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCE. SINK LOCATED BENEATH BUILDINGS. SINKING AT RATE 200TH OF INCH AN HOUR. SEE ORIGINAL SWP REPORT FOR MORE UPDATES AND INF0. END. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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