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Offline hatchy99

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bakers pit buckfastleigh
« on: November 02, 2012, 07:41:00 pm »
hi everyone i am looking for a survey of bakers pit in buckfastleigh can anyone help cheers

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Re: bakers pit buckfastleigh
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2012, 09:58:34 am »
Hi Hatchy,
The question has been asked before on the forum.


http://ukcaving.com/board/index.php?topic=12876.0

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Re: bakers pit buckfastleigh
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2012, 10:03:03 am »
Quite a big cave according to Wiki and no wonder the survey never got finished.  :clap2:

Bakers Pit is a phreatic maze cave system near Buckfastleigh, Devon, England.

This cave was first opened in 1847 by quarrying activities.

Bakers Pit is entered via a vertical descent of 16 metres. It has 3.631 kilometres[1] of passage and a small stream, flowing to the River Dart, that is still actively developing the cave.[2] It was once connected to Reeds cave, however, only "voice" connection is currently possible, and only in a few locations.[3] Connections between the two systems have been filled in with concrete to protect the beautiful formations in the Reeds cave.[4]

Apparently it may have been used by people during World War II, who unwittingly caused damage to many of the natural features. The natural regeneration of the stream seems to be repairing these though.[5]
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Re: bakers pit buckfastleigh
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2012, 11:16:21 pm »

hi everyone i am looking for a survey of bakers pit in buckfastleigh can anyone help cheers

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Re: bakers pit buckfastleigh
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2012, 05:49:01 pm »
Sent it mate. Don't get too lost  :thumbsup:
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Re: bakers pit buckfastleigh
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2012, 10:55:36 pm »
 :thumbsup: :bounce: cheers joe