0247: Caracoles, Cueva de los
El Naso 30T 452268 4796411 (Datum: ETRS89. Accuracy code: M) Altitude 168m
Length 28m
Area position

Updated 27th October 2001; 29th September, 21st December 2008; 29th November 2016

   The excavated, very low entrance at the top of the field leads to a flat out bedding which becomes too low at a point which must be very close to the ramps and the "prehistoric" wall in Cueva del Agua (059).

   Three flint tools and sea shells were found here in early 1993. Ruiz Cobo Jesús and Smith Peter et al, 2001 classifies the site as a temporary shelter of Mesolithic age.

Reference: Corrin J S and Smith P, 1981; anon., 1995c (logbook); Smith Peter and Ruiz Cobo Jesús, 1999; Ruiz Cobo Jesús and Smith Peter et al, 2001; Ruiz Cobo Jesús and Smith Peter, 2003; Ruiz Cobo Jesús et al, 2008 (survey and photo); anon., 2016b (Easter logbook); Ruiz Cobo Jesús, 2016b
Entrance picture : yes
Underground picture(s): yes
Detailed Survey : pdf file
Line Survey :
On area survey :
Survex file : yes (Amended magnetic declination December 2013 to align with Eur79 grid and coordinates altered to fit ETRS89 datum, April 2014.)

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