1253: Dead Fox Passage
S Vega 30T 452878 4794830 (Datum: ETRS89. Accuracy code: G) Altitude 319m
Length 13m Depth 4m
Area position

Updated 8th October 2007; 19th October 2016; 22nd May, 30th September 2017

   Six metres above Dairy Dig Mark II (site 1252). A walking-sized passage, about 1m wide ends at a choke after 11m. A dig here was abandoned 1997 as it seemed to go to the surface. In 2007 further excavation was carried out. It looks like a big job to get under the clay and boulder infill.
   In the summer 2016, more excavation was carried out and then left for a year: "Dug for another 1.5m until rock wall visible in front; phreatic passage on each side. May need enlarging and shoring as roof is made of clay-cemented boulders." A draught is also apparent.
  In 2017, the draught was thought to be coming from the "wrong direction". "It looks like a big job to continue the dig."

Reference: anon., 1997b (logbook); anon., 2007d (summer logbook); Corrin Juan, 2007a; anon., 2016c (summer logbook); anon., 2017c (summer logbook)
Entrance pictures : yes
Underground picture(s): 2007 : 2016
Video: 2016 (YouTube)
Detailed Survey : pdf
Line Survey :
On area survey :
Survex file : yes

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