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Reyfad-Carrickbeg; PollbegFermanagh
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Summary Full report
Site Type: Sinkhole
Site Status: PASSI
District: Fermanagh District Council
Grid Reference: H11744557
Rocks
Rock Age: Quaternary, Carboniferous (Holocene, Visean)
Rock Name: Carn Limestone Member
Rock Type: Limestone
Interest
Other interest: No data, No Data, sinkhole

Summary of site:

Pollbeg is a choked sink hole in the Carn Limestone Member of the Dartry Limestone. In wet weather it cannot take the full flow of water and temporarily floods the immediate area.

The principal site account for Reyfad and Carrickbeg (see site record ‘Belmore, Ballintempo & Tullybrack Uplands; Reyfad-Carrickbeg’) shows how it relates to the cave system.


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