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Duanwarie Cave-1

August 4, 2010

District: Merrywood

Parish: St Elizabeth

WGS84 L/L: 18 12 35.3 N, 77 50 40.9 W

JAD2001: 660649 E, 673425 N

JAD69: 160538 E, 173136 N

Altitude: 515m WGS84 (JBC-3)

Accuracy: +/- 5m horizontal; +/- 10m vertical


Type: Dry passage

Accessibility: Walk-in

Depth: 0m

Length: 88m

Explorers: GSD, 1956

Survey: BRG McGrath

Vegetation in general locale: Forest

Vegetation at entrance: Forest

Geology: White limestone

Bedding: Poor

Jointing: Poor

Speleothems: Undetermined

Palaeo resources: Undetermined

Archaeo resources: Undetermined

Hydrology: Dry

Dark zone: >90%.

Climate: Undetermined

Bats: Undetermined

Bat guano: Undetermined

Guano mining: None

Guano condition: Undetermined

Visitation: Occasional

Speleothem damage: Undetermined

Graffiti: Undetermined

Trash: Undetermined

Ownership: Private

Protection: None

Vulnerability: Undetermined

Duanwarie Cave-1
August 4, 2010
Team: RS Stewart, S Travis, N Kirk
Notes: RS Stewart

The gated entrance to Duanwarie Cave-1 was GPS referenced en route to Me No Sen, and photos were taken. Contact information for obtaining the key is available upon request. During our visit, the person holding it was not available, but we were informed the cost is 1500 J$.

Access is via the railway line to an old platform, and then down concrete stairs to the east.

Duanwarie entrance. Click for full size.

Duanwarie entrance. Sammi Travis. Photo by Nick Kirk. Click for full size.

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