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Ogof Gwynt yr Eira, Ogof Gwynt Yr Eira, Cave of the Snowy Wind, Ogof Pen Rhiw Wen No. 7, Dead Horse Dig, Herberts Dig


NGR: SN 73155 18522
487 m.asl

Carmarthenshire , Northern Outcrop - West (Black Mountain)
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Cave
Access Entrance to the cave is in a shakehole in a rocky cliff outcrop, on the West side of the road, opposite Herberts quarry.
Description An entrance shaft leads to a ladder pitch dropping down into the passages below. Entrance covered with boards and corrugated iron.
History SWCC (Alderman, Francis, et al) dug 1985-1996
Hydrology
Conservation
SSSI: 0854 Mynydd Du (Mixed)
Survey
Descent 129; SWCC Grade 5C 1996
References
SWCC Newsletter 117, 1996, p.16
Descent 129, 1996, p.10; Pete Francis, The Wolves, pp.34-35
SWCC Newsletter 118, 1996, p.184
Caves and Caving 74, Winter 1996, pp.7-9, Ogof Gwynt yr Eira
Pelobates 72 (1996), Ogof ?? (The new one on the Black Mountain)
Caves and Caving 75, Summer 1997, p13
Descent 136, 1997, p.9
The Caves of Carmarthen, Oldham, T., p.54
Brendan Marris Caves of South Wales
Cambrian Cave Registry entry 60
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