Tresviso Caves Project

Tresviso Caves Project Gazetter

O-06: Torca Vallines

(C-1 (ENEOJE))

Area:Beges
East, North:367510, 4786290 (nearby)
Coordinate Quality:Uncertain
Long, Lat:-4.6312355108233, 43.21774283442 (map)
Elevation (m):1245
Length (m):0
Depth (m):-135
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Approach

From La Hermida take the main road towards Bejes. Head toward Invernalles de Panizales and from here ascend up the river to Collado de la Llosa, then to pass the resurgance of the Cotorro river. The entrance is about 500 m ahead, before reaching the Liga canal

Entrance

The entrance is a wide crack, 17m x 3 m, 39 m of depth.

Description

The entrance is a wide crack, 17m x 3 m, 39 m of depth.
 
A P39 from the surface leads to a P10, P50 and a P10. A snowplug is usually present.
 
After 2.5m a choke is reached.

Reference

Comes, M. (1973). “Balanç de les Expedicions realitzades a Pics d’Europa”. Bol. Uni. Exc. Sabadell-22:19-21. ECS. (1973). “Cavidades de la zona del Desfi ladero de La Hermida (Santander) II Parte”. Cuadernos de Espeleología-7:191-200. ENE OJE. (1989). “Memoria de las exploraciones en la zona de Bejes. Años 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988”. Pag. 18 y plano. ENE OJE. (1987). Informe sobre las actividades hasta 1987. Inédito.

Notes

1970 Led by Bejes Manuel's pastor Alvarez, members of the E.C.S., headed by M. Comes, they explore and topograph it on July 30, giving it 132 m of unevenness. At the end of the eighties, the E.N.E.O.J.E. descends and topography again the torca, establishing the depth at -135 m.

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