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by tarquinwj
Sun 22 Sep 2019 22:49
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Draenen
Replies: 29
Views: 7834

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: 7834

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: 7834

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: 7834

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: 7834

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: 7834

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...
by tarquinwj
Sun 22 Sep 2019 21:46
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Draenen
Replies: 29
Views: 7834

Re: Ogof Draenen

a. Ogof Draenen b. Galeria Garimpeiros, two chambers above terminal choke of Hearts of Olden Glory streamway c. White bead clusters and white powdery beads mashed into mud d. Angular boulders in a breakdown cavity above a choke, and bobbly/fluffy mud in solutional phreatic chamber e. Pictures to fol...
by tarquinwj
Tue 18 Dec 2018 22:23
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Draenen
Replies: 29
Views: 7834

Re: Ogof Draenen

a. Ogof Draenen b. Big Country, side passage on the left shortly before the end of the main passage c. White beads and bead clusters, white snowflakes d. Angular boulders in a breakdown section of a phreatic passage (seems to be at the limit of permafrost freeze-thaw action since the main passage st...
by tarquinwj
Sun 16 Dec 2018 23:26
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Daren Cilau
Replies: 13
Views: 5529

Re: Ogof Daren Cilau

a. Daren Cilau b. Antler Passage, original terminal chamber with inlet choke leading to Busman's Holiday c. Small white beads and aggregations, mashed into the mud floor d. Mud on angular rock floor e. Pictures attached f. 320602,214984. Approximately 106 metres below surface. Difficult to be certai...
by tarquinwj
Sun 16 Dec 2018 23:21
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Daren Cilau
Replies: 13
Views: 5529

Re: Ogof Daren Cilau

a. Daren Cilau b. Old Rift Passage, about 10 metres towards Old Main Chamber, after the junction with the Entrance Series c. Small white beads and aggregations of white beads d. Angular boulders in a fault controlled breakdown passage e. Pictures attached f. 320272,215235. Approximately 61 metres be...
by tarquinwj
Mon 10 Sep 2018 21:42
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Agen Allwedd
Replies: 8
Views: 4307

Re: Agen Allwedd

a. Agen Allwedd b. Crystal Gallery, top of the boulder beside the entrance hole c. Tiny white beads of various diameters d. Beneath damp mud on angular rocks making up a choke in a fairly large, phreatic passage e. Pictures attached f. 318183,215301. Approximately 177 metres below surface. Another o...
by tarquinwj
Sun 06 May 2018 20:07
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Daren Cilau
Replies: 13
Views: 5529

Re: Ogof Daren Cilau

a. Daren Cilau b. Busman's Holiday, on the left side of the first piece of large passage after the long crawl beyond Bridge Cavern (heading towards Ogof Cnwc) c. Very large white flat-sided yellow/white beads, small white beads and aggregations of white beads d. Angular boulders in a large breakdown...
by tarquinwj
Sun 06 May 2018 19:44
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Daren Cilau
Replies: 13
Views: 5529

Re: Ogof Daren Cilau

Not sure about this set. I noticed them in my photograph of some unusual frosty spherical formations, and did not examine them in person. It is possible that the spherical formations are also cryogenic in origin (and perhaps also the selenite crystals, as they are often seen in conjunction with the ...
by tarquinwj
Sun 06 May 2018 19:34
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Daren Cilau
Replies: 13
Views: 5529

Re: Ogof Daren Cilau

a. Daren Cilau
b. Epocalypse Way, at the junction with Urchin Oxbow
c. Aggregated clumps of white beads
d. Cracked, damp mud, coating angular boulders
e. Pictures attached
f. 320693,214503. Approximately 145 metres below surface.
by tarquinwj
Sun 06 May 2018 19:30
Forum: South Wales
Topic: Ogof Daren Cilau
Replies: 13
Views: 5529

Re: Ogof Daren Cilau

a. Daren Cilau b. Epocalypse Way, just as the upper (left) and lower (right) levels rejoin between White Company and Urchin Oxbow c. White powder, white beads and aggregated clumps of beads d. Angular boulders, in a wide breakdown phreatic passage e. Pictures attached f. 320674,214537. Approximately...