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Elm Cave

Fordbury Bottom, Great Elm.

NGR:ST 74647 48731
WGS84:51.23719, -2.36454
Length:31 m
Depth:11 m
Altitude:96 m

Large geode lined phreatic tunnel to lake chamber. Lake level varies with stream outside and has been known to dry up

Alternate Names: Fordbury Bottom Cave, Great Elm Cave

Notes: Reputedly scene of first Mendip cave fatality to an early geologist, Charles Moore.

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