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Unexplored Chambers

At the end of 1998 a survey took place to discover exactly how far the cave system stretches beyond the existing showcave. The initial ground penetrating radar survey revealed that, as guessed, the cave system could potentially continue beyond the boulder-choke for a mile and a half.

Several boreholes were drilled into the first chamber of the 'new' caves and the seventh hole revealed some beautiful, previously unseen formations. The chamber was therefore christened 'Seventh Heaven'. These images were taken with a specially-made camera which was dropped approx. 50ft down into a borehole then remotely operated.

Shown here is a spectacular array of stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone curtains and pillars perhaps never seen before.