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by tarquinwj
Mon 18 Nov 2019 12:37
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Daren Cilau
Replies: 17
Views: 6201

Re: Ogof Daren Cilau

a. Daren Cilau b. Half Mile Passage, right side of passage shortly after the sediment cliff when heading from the traverse over Crystal Oxbow towards Labyrinth. c. White bead aggregations, hiding among gravel and sand d. Sand, gravel and small rocks, in a canyon passage e. Pictures to follow f. 3207...
by tarquinwj
Mon 18 Nov 2019 12:28
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Daren Cilau
Replies: 17
Views: 6201

Re: Ogof Daren Cilau

a. Daren Cilau
b. Eastern Flyover, upper balcony level, just before it narrows down.
c. Small yellow and white bead aggregations, mashed into the mud
d. Fluffy/bobbly mud, in a phreatic tube
e. Pictures to follow
f. 320906,213721. 142 metres below surface.
by tarquinwj
Mon 18 Nov 2019 12:22
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Daren Cilau
Replies: 17
Views: 6201

Re: Ogof Daren Cilau

a. Daren Cilau b. Eastern Flyover, at the base of the terminal choke c. White bead aggregations, some very large aggregations, thick wafers covered in beads d. Angular rocks and fluffy/bobbly mud, in a breakdown choke of a large phreatic tube e. Pictures to follow f. One of the largest pieces has be...
by tarquinwj
Mon 18 Nov 2019 11:51
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Daren Cilau
Replies: 17
Views: 6201

Re: Ogof Daren Cilau

a. Daren Cilau b. Western Flyover, shortly after its start until the camp near Labyrinth, and one small patch near the side dig beyond c. Vast waves of white bead aggregations spread across the floor, some extremely large aggregations - as big as a hand, hollow egg shells, sand filled bead aggregati...
by tarquinwj
Mon 18 Nov 2019 11:13
Forum: Northern England
Topic: Three Counties System
Replies: 2
Views: 157

Re: Three Counties System

a. Lancaster Hole b. Colonnade Chamber, base of left wall immediately before main colonnades c. White decomposing, angular crumbs d. Fluffy/bobbly mud in a phreatic passage e. Pictures to follow f. Hard to know if this is actually CCCs, since there are so many piles of dumped carbide and other debri...
by tarquinwj
Mon 18 Nov 2019 11:06
Forum: Northern England
Topic: Three Counties System
Replies: 2
Views: 157

Re: Three Counties System

a. Lancaster Hole b. Bridge Hall, under boulder between entrance to Kath's Way and climb up to Colonnade Chamber c. White decomposing, angular crumbs d. Angular rocks and fluffy/bobbly mud in a large breakdown chamber e. Pictures to follow f. Hard to know if this is actually CCCs, since there are so...
by tarquinwj
Mon 18 Nov 2019 10:50
Forum: Northern England
Topic: Three Counties System
Replies: 2
Views: 157

Three Counties System

a. Lancaster Hole b. Cornes Cavern, left side of central depression (when coming from Lancaster), about 30 metres away from The Minarets c. Yellow and white angular crumbs and flakes d. Angular rocks in a V-shaped breakdown passage e. Pictures to follow f. 367060,480790, 80 metres below surface Spen...
by tarquinwj
Mon 18 Nov 2019 10:13
Forum: Southern England
Topic: Balch Cave
Replies: 0
Views: 162

Balch Cave

NOTE: Balch Cave is now in several sections, with their connections removed by quarrying. These are still referred to as one cave, even though they are essentially now 4 entirely separate caves. a. Balch Cave - Aven Series b. Aven Chamber, near the top of rock slope on right (south) side of the cham...
by tarquinwj
Mon 18 Nov 2019 09:49
Forum: Southern England
Topic: Shatter Cave
Replies: 1
Views: 2359

Re: Shatter Cave

a. Shatter Cave b. W/L Cave, on the side of rocks in the main passage, immediately above the rift which drops into the sump pool c. Brown flakes and white lumps d. Angular rocks in a phreatic passage - only minimal signs of ice damage e. Pictures to follow f. 365753,147516, approximately 32 metres b...
by tarquinwj
Sun 22 Sep 2019 22:49
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Draenen
Replies: 29
Views: 8553

Re: Ogof Draenen

a. Ogof Draenen b. Realm of Baron von Carno, terminal chamber of side passage to the left at Nevill Hall c. White beads and yellow flattened crystals d. Angular breakdown in a breakdown chamber e. Pictures to follow. f. Roughly 324024,212737 (very approximate) at about 98 metres below the surface. N...
by tarquinwj
Sun 22 Sep 2019 22:49
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Draenen
Replies: 29
Views: 8553

Re: Ogof Draenen

a. Ogof Draenen b. Realm of Baron von Carno, below climb in passage beyond Nevill Hall c. Very large yellow disks and cups, yellow and white bead aggregations - quite impressive d. Mud and angular breakdown in an alternating large and small breakdown passage e. Pictures to follow. f. Roughly 324032,...
by tarquinwj
Sun 22 Sep 2019 22:48
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Draenen
Replies: 29
Views: 8553

Re: Ogof Draenen

a. Ogof Draenen
b. Realm of Baron von Carno, chamber with floor pit 2/3 of the way between Violet Passage and Nevill Hall
c. White bead aggregations
d. Angular breakdown
e. Pictures to follow.
f. Roughly 324090,212642 (very approximate) at about 105 metres below the surface. No access restrictions.
by tarquinwj
Sun 22 Sep 2019 22:23
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Draenen
Replies: 29
Views: 8553

Re: Ogof Draenen

a. Ogof Draenen
b. Realm of Baron von Carno, passage to Nevill Hall at slope down before climb up
c. White miniature bead aggregations
d. Slightly fluffy mud in a phreatic arched passage
e. Pictures to follow.
f. Roughly 324133,212612 at about 117 metres below the surface. No access restrictions.
by tarquinwj
Sun 22 Sep 2019 22:22
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Draenen
Replies: 29
Views: 8553

Re: Ogof Draenen

a. Ogof Draenen b. Realm of Baron von Carno, Kebabarama Drama, eastern end of diamond shaped traverse from Violet Passage c. Yellow bead aggregations, white and translucent crystal structures d. Angular rocks in an unusually diamond shaped passage e. Pictures to follow. f. Roughly 324248,212579 at a...
by tarquinwj
Sun 22 Sep 2019 22:21
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Draenen
Replies: 29
Views: 8553

Re: Ogof Draenen

a. Ogof Draenen b. Realm of Baron von Carno, passage to Nevill Hall above climb from Violet Passage c. White beads, miniature bead aggregations and flakes d. Wall ledges of a keyhole shaped passage with no major frost damage e. Pictures to follow. f. Roughly 324197,212580 at about 110 metres below t...