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Spook Cave

Peter Swart 20 February 1996

Description

The northern end of Kalk Bay mountain has many widened joints along the cliffs. Although these cracks look as though they are cave entrances, they seldom lead to anything more than shallow passages, no more than a few metres deep. Spook Cave is a little deeper than most of the these cracks, while Onverwag has true cave passage.

Spook Cave

Spook Cave is a system of open passages, and is included more for historical reasons, than for spelaeological interest. The cave is a remnant of a larger, network type cave, which has vanished as the top of Kalk Bay Mountain has been lowered, and the cliffs have receded towards the south.

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