Levant Cave

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Levant Cave
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Levant Cave is a cave in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar.[1] Together with Tina's Fissure and George's Bottom Cave, Levant Cave is part of a close group of three caves at the southern end of the Upper Rock Nature Reserve.[2]

The "Levant series of caves" consists of Levant Cave, George's Bottom Cave, and Gibbon's Cave. Levant Cave was discovered in a similar way to Lower St. Michael's Cave as they were both discovered during military tunnelling. In the case of Levant Cave the Royal Engineers were tunnelling to build a command centre for the 9.2 inch gun at Levant Battery. The tunnelling damaged the cave but some attractive formations remain.[2]

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  1. ^ "Location of Caves - Gibraltar". Scribd. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Perez, Charles E. (2005). Upper Rock Nature Reserve (PDF). Gibraltar Ornithological & Natural History Society.