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Cave Name:   Spinifex Cave
Reference:   4C-33
Cave Area:   Camooweal
Description:   Large cave with joint-controlled fissures meandering vadose passages and large chamber. It is 30m deep in the middle of the lake and the fissure widens into the shape of a large bell room below 15m. Continuing to the NW in the continuing direction of the main passage, the fissure becomes narrower and the bottom drops down and pinches out at 40m.
Owner/Manager:   Department of Environment and Resource Management, QLD
Access:   Contact
Department of Environment and Resource Management
Further Information:   Images and report from
  Last updated 28th August, 2012

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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