Gateham Swallet

Gateham Swallet is a large sink hole located high on a limestone plateau.

The Eldon installed a lid and have been digging down in the boulder choke below. In the summer 2012 a small rift was found leading away from the main choke with a strong draught. Work continues...

For more images of Gateham and the recent extensions, see here.




Numerous trips were undertaken during the Peak Expedition 2012, attacking the boulder choke at the bottom. A number of breakthroughs occured, finding some short rift passages that skirt around the main choke. Unfortunately at the end it connects back into large boulders, making the dig now quite a challenging place...

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