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Cave Name:   Fossil Cave (Green Waterhole)
Reference:   5L-81
Cave Area:   Lower South East
Description:   Shallow doline with a water filled cave located at each end. Maximum depth approx 14m. Underwater palaeontological and mapping studies here have located numerous fossilised extinct marsupial bones. A connection to Tank Cave was made in June 2018.
Owner/Manager:   Department of Environment and Heritage (SA)
Access:   Contact Department of Environment and Heritage
PO Box 1046
Mt Gambier SA 5290
P 08 8735 1177
F 08 8735 1135
Further Information:   Images
Map - SAUSS 1988
SAUSS Research Report - Fossil Cave 1988
  Last updated 12th July, 2018
 

By Joseph Emmanuel

Ever wondered what it's like to dive to 100 meters, to be waiting alone in the dark, your only way back to safety a thin nylon line snaking away from you, up and up and up into the darkness and down and down and down into the blackness. Not a sound but your own breathing.



 

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