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Cave Name:   Elk River Cave
Reference:   3M-179
Cave Area:   Murrindal
Description:   A pothole entrance leads to low-level meandering permanent vadose stream. The streamway has been explored to over 1400m which involves passing six sumps.
Owner/Manager:   Potholes Cave Reserve, managed by Parks Victoria
Access:   Cave: Access is open | Diving: Permit required
Further Information:   Images and video
Article - Exploration of the Elk River Streamway
Exploration Report 2014 - lizrogersphotography.com
  Last updated 30th June, 2014
 

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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