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Banwell Ochre Cave - 3

Banwell Plain Hill, Banwell.

NGR:ST 4067 5927
WGS84:51.32942, -2.85293
Length:92 m
Depth:15 m
Altitude:40 m

This cave consists of upper and lower galleries, connected by climbs and pitches. The ochreous earth in this cave is locally overlain by up to 2m of fine-grained, wind-blown quartz sand.

Alternate Names: Middle Series

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This entry was last updated: 2014-06-01 10:22:17

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