Javelin Hole

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Our call for more help resulted in Hamish Balfour turning up for a farewell trip,before leaving for New Zealand.This meant the bucket rope could be lengthened & we soon were 4 feet further down exposing an alcove.But we lost the draught! 4 days later we returned & after a chiselling epic ,the draught & hole appeared. Now we will have to shift the chisseled rocks out before we can continue.We will return.

Javelin Hole

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Jim & Mark went down on14.9.06 to have a proddle with the BIG bar. It didn’t go in more thana foot before hitting bedrock.So it looks like back to the hammer & chisel.It was pouring down outside & not much drier inside, so we had a lookround to see where all the water was going to. Amazing the number of sinks there are around this hole. Talking about capping, Has Johnny gone walkabout, again?.

Javelin Hole

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Thanks to Bill & Simon for capping the end dig. See MMMMC photo album for Javelin’s revenge on Jim Newton. Mark Wild was to blame. Lionel