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Offline pete_the_caver

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Voragine du Giaset
« on: March 10, 2016, 12:46:11 pm »
Does anyone have any information about this cave, Voragine du Giaset (Voragine del Giaset in Italian) in the Commune of Lanslebourg in the Haute Maurienne, Savoie, France?  This cave was at the time, when my only source of information was published, the deepest cave of the Val di Susa at 232m deep, 600m long and ending in a sump but with a depth potential of 1000m.  The cave is located at an altitude of 2700m on the slopes of Malamont above the Lac du Mont Cenis and from what little information I can find has been exclusively explored by Italian cavers.

Hopefully someone might have a survey and information of other caves in the area?  As things stand, there appears to be little known in this area as there appear to be no French cavers in this part of the Alps.  Part of the reason maybe that all the maps in the few books the cover the Savoie show the Haute Maurienne and Vanoise as having metamorphic strata with very little karst.  However, even close to roads one can see open cave entrances and there is was even a cement works in SOLLIÈRES with its associated quarry (containing a resurgence as big as OFD)


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Re: Voragine du Giaset
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2016, 01:39:22 pm »
First one 'can't be found' but the second looks interesting. Looks like google translator will be getting more use. Thanks mate


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Re: Voragine du Giaset
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2016, 01:57:06 pm »
weird - 1st one really does open ok from here and seems to have a bit more info in it

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Re: Voragine du Giaset
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2016, 05:47:30 pm »
Found the first one and it's the one I already have but I do appreciate your help


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Re: Voragine du Giaset
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2016, 06:57:34 am »
Found the first one and it's the one I already have but I do appreciate your help


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Re: Voragine du Giaset
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2019, 01:17:11 pm »
We are a group of caver, from Aix les Bains, Savoie, we just started exploration in this area and are open to collaboration with anyone interested by caving in Haute Maurienne

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