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Cave Name:   Olwolgin Cave
Cave Area:   Nullarbor
Description:   Fragile cave with numerous interesting features: rocks covered in black bacteria, hanging roots, green tannic water. Many of the passages are very tight requiring side mount configuration to pass. 2700m of surveyed passage.

In the other side of the cave ("Unnamed Cave"), a small pool of water leads to a small low silty passage which after 90m opens up into a large going passage running at least 800m away from the entrance pool with numerous side passages. Approximately 2100m of passage has been explored with several leads continuing.
Owner/Manager:   Not recorded
Access:   Not recorded
Further Information:   Images and Video
Map from
Map and exploration report from - Unnamed Cave
  Last updated 25th March, 2013

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