1265: cave
Barrio de Carrales 30T 453458 4795081 (Datum: ETRS89. Accuracy code: G) Altitude 256m
Length 31m
Area position

Updated 29th January, 5th March, 15th, 20th May, 15th September 2019

[Previous grid reference was 30T 453478 4795161 (Datum: ETRS89)]

   The entrance slopes down and then up to a short scramble up to a crawl. This ends at a 2m climb down. On the left is a continuing tight passage with echo. Beyond is a pitch from the surface and the route on the far side closes down in a small chamber.
   In early May 2019, the "continuing tight passage" was excavated by slicing mud and moonmilk off the walls with a shovel. Further work here will require a hammer and chisel to remove harder calcite. More excavation occurred in August 2019.
   A water trace from here to the Carrales resurgence (site 4855) was thwarted when the detector disappeared from the latter. A second test gave a "negative" result, possibly due to too little OBA or not enough time being given for the OBA to come through.

Reference: anon., 1997b (logbook); anon., 2019a (January logbook); anon., 2019b (Easter logbook); anon., 2019d (summer logbook)
Entrance picture : yes
Underground picture(s): passage
Detailed Survey : 1:500
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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