Previous SiteNext Site

Prod's Pot - Cascades; Prod's PotFermanagh
Surface karst: Prod's Pot and Dooneen Rattling Hole depression.
Summary Full report
Site Type: Pothole
Site Status: PASSI
District: Fermanagh District Council
Grid Reference: H13643371
Rock Age: Quaternary, Carboniferous (Asbian, Holocene, Visean)
Rock Name: Knockmore Limestone Member
Rock Type: Limestone, Shale
Other interest: bedding, No Data, cave, doline, pothole, sinkhole

Summary of site:

Prodís Pot was the first discovered of the only two known entrances into the Prodís Pot Ė Cascades Rising system. It is fully described in the system overview (Key Site 1155) where its significance is best appreciated.

Cavers excavated the shake hole, in which the shaft was located, in June 1970. The link through to the Cascades Rising system was only established in 1976, following years of sump diving by a dedicated team. Since then, only minor extensions have been found.

Previous SiteNext Site