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Knockmore-Pollaraftra; Roadside PotFermanagh
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Summary Full report
Site Type: Pothole, Roadside section
Site Status: PASSI
District: Fermanagh District Council
Grid Reference: H087491
Rocks
Rock Age: Quaternary, Carboniferous (Holocene, Visean)
Rock Type: Limestone
Interest
Other interest: No data, No Data, pothole

Summary of site:

The entrance to this pothole is usually covered by a sheet of corrugated iron. The first 2m of the drop is confined but then opens to a further descent of 7m into a pool with a small decorated chamber to the side. A narrow slit leads to a second, muddy chamber and digging has forced a steep, narrow descent to a third chamber—Crystal Chamber. A tight squeeze through a rift enters a final small chamber with a 2m, gravel-filled pot in its floor.

This cave has developed on a fault line projected to enter Pollaraftra in the vicinity of the Canals (see Key Site 1162).


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