Lago Ercina

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Introduction

Site list (GPS fixes)

Walks (GPS tracks) 

Coordinates used


LED projects:

 Lamp tests
 µ-controlled
 SEPIC
 ISP isolators
 SMT boards


Expedition logs:

 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
 Mexico


Translation:

 The Battle of
 El Mazuco


Name: Cabañuca cave (Cueva de la Cabañuca)

GPS: N43°18'12" W4°34'13";

GPS: N43°18'17" W4°34'12" (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 2015-08-26 by mfc.