Lago Ercina

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Introduction

Site list (GPS fixes) Walks (GPS tracks)  Video clips Panoramas

Coordinates used


Electronic projects:

 Bat detector
 Lamp tests
 µ-controlled lamp
 SEPIC-based lamp
 ISP isolators
 Making SMT boards


Expedition logs:

  Spain 1973, 1974,
  1975, 1976, 1977,
  1979, 1982, 1983,
  1985, 1986, 1987,
  1988, 1989, 2000,
  2001, 2002, 2003,
  2004, 2005, 2006,
  2007, 2008, 2009,
  2010, 2011, 2012,
  2013, 2014, 2015,
  2016, 2017, 2018,
  2019, 2020
  Mexico
  New England


Translation:

 The Battle of
 El Mazuco


Name: Cabañuca cave (Cueva de la Cabañuca)

GPS: N43°18'08" W4°34'18";

GPS: N43°18'13" W4°34'17" (cliff immediately above cave entrance) Alt. 323m

UTM: 30T 372.63 4795.78

UTM: 30T 372.66 4795.94 (cliff immediately above cave entrance)

Lambert: 52829671

Location: Near Suarias, close to dirt track. For directions, see OUCC Report 1975/1976 », and also (from 2001):

Take the track/road east out of Suarias past cow trough on the right and up the mountain, then after ~500m turn left (near small quarry) and down for 200+m. A closed valley on the left (altitude ~305m) conceals the 5m high entrance to Cabañuca. The main/big depression containing the inpenetrable sink is on the right at this point.

Description: Sink cave. VR 87m. Length 809m. Alt 305 m.

See OUCC Report 1975/1976 ». Also explored and surveyed by Carlos Puch and STD/Club Bathynellidae.

Surveys:

by Carlos Puch CRG Grade 5d

by Bill Collis et al, 1976 » CRG Grade 4

Visits:

1976

1982 – dry series, altitude measured but not recorded!

1988

1988 – bottomed

2001 – for altitude

2002 – to 3m pitch

2003 – for GPS

2005

2007 – down to resurgence for GPS

2015 – thicket-bashing and photos

Expeditions to the Picos de Europa and elsewhere since 1973.
Please e-mail Mike Cowlishaw (mfc@speleogroup.org) or Bill Collis (bill@speleogroup.org)
if you have any corrections, suggestions, etc.   See also the SpeleoTrove speleology section ».
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This page was last edited on 2019-07-06 by mfc.