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Offline Pitlamp

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Re: Deepest cave in England
« Reply #75 on: June 28, 2020, 06:24:04 pm »
I think Terry was operating more with NCC folk by the 80s. They did some good work in the area but I wasn't aware that Pikedaw was one of the sites actually tested.

Be great if someone did come forward on here and tell us they have tested Pikedaw properly but no-one did when I asked the question previously.

There was a test attempted a considerable number of years ago but the dye got stuck in the pool it was placed in and was there for a very long time. There is water sinking away in other parts of Pikedaw; careful choice of injection point would be of value.

But to return more to topic, the depth potential here is certainly well over 300 m.

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Re: Deepest cave in England
« Reply #76 on: June 28, 2020, 08:27:04 pm »
As the limestone extends right though to Coniston Cold ,are Air Head Springs the lowest point ?
What about the Lake at Coniston Hall ?What feeds that ,I am assuming it is spring fed and not
stream fed .


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