0043: Escarabajo, Cueva de (2139 (French: SCD))
Arredondo 30T 450993 4793760 (Datum: ETRS89. Accuracy code: G) Altitude 645m
Length 105m Depth 34m
Area position

Updated 17th January 2004; 25th January 2015; 9th February 2016; 21st September 2018

A 15m stoop and walk leads to a 20m calcite slope which can be walked down on the left. At the base, on the right, a 10m pitch drops onto another calcite slope which ends at a calcite choke. On the left a passage leads to further choked pitches.

The entrance passage appears to have archaeological excavations, while the skeleton of a possible bear lies near to the mud formations at the base of the calcite slope.

A sediment sample was taken at Whit 95.

References: Fernández Gutiérrez et al, 1966; anon., 1975b (logbook); Corrin J S and Smith P, 1981; material in file; anon., 1995b (Whit logbook); anon., 2015a (January, February logbook); Simonnot G, 2016; Simonnot G, 2018
Entrance picture : yes
Underground picture(s): base of calcite slope  sediment sampling 1  sediment sampling 2  
bear skull?  calcite slope  entrance passage
Detailed Survey : 1:1000
Line Survey :
On area survey :
Survex file : yes (Coordinates altered to fit ETRS89 datum, April 2014.)

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