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Cribarth Sink


NGR: SN 83170 14668
367 m.asl

Powys , Northern Outcrop - West (Black Mountain)
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Sink Cave
Access Sink and dig at lowest point of huge depression near Cribarth
Description A scaffold shaft leads down through boulders to enter a chamber below the shakehole. From here a passage leads via an unpleasant mud u bend to a large rift passage and onto a lower series. A cave noted for the prominent chert nodules in the rift passage.
History SWCC, 1998
Hydrology Dye traced to Hospital Cave in less than a week
Conservation
Survey
SWCC nl 121
References
Descent 145, p.14, Martyn Farr, Digging & surveying at Cribarth Sink
Descent 146, p.10, Martyn Farr, Work ceases at Cribarth Sink
SWCC nl 121, pp.34-36
Brendan Marris Caves of South Wales
Cambrian Cave Registry entry 240
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