Ogof Llyn Parc

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Ogof Llyn Parc
Pool Park entrance.jpg
Entrance shaft
Map showing the location of Ogof Llyn Parc
Map showing the location of Ogof Llyn Parc
Location Esclusham Mountain, Wrexham, Wales
OS grid SJ 2494 5067
Coordinates 53°02′53″N 3°07′16″W / 53.048048°N 3.121062°W / 53.048048; -3.121062Coordinates: 53°02′53″N 3°07′16″W / 53.048048°N 3.121062°W / 53.048048; -3.121062
Depth 430 metres (1,410 ft)
Length 4.0 kilometres (2.5 mi)
Discovery North Wales Caving Club
Geology Limestone
Hazards 100 metres (330 ft) entrance shaft
Access contact North Wales Caving Club

Ogof Llyn Parc usually known as Pool Park is a cave on Esclusham Mountain that has a 100 metres (330 ft) entrance shaft, normally descended by winch to the mine levels. Further caving and two ladders reaches the natural cave levels in which there are streamways.

References[edit]

  • Appleton, Peter (1989). "Limestones and Caves of North Wales". In Ford, Trevor D.(ed.). Limestones and Caves of Wales. Cambridge University Press. pp. 233–7. ISBN 0-521-32438-6. 
  • Waltham, A.C., Simms, M.J., Farrant, A.R., Goldie, H.S. (1997). Karst and Caves of Great Britain. Chapman & Hall, 2-6 Boundary Row, London SE1 8HN, UK. pp. 262–4. ISBN 0-412-78860-8. 

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