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Re: caves under rivers

Postby Buford » Aug 19, 2011 11:15 am

M2 Blue Cave and Blacksmoke Cave have underwater passages that pass completely underneath the (northern) Withlacoochee River in north Florida.
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Re: caves under rivers

Postby paul » Aug 26, 2011 6:15 am

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Re: caves under rivers

Postby gulley.jason » Aug 29, 2011 2:22 pm

Hi Paul,

Thanks for the link. In case you or others are wondering, the 'underground river' that is mentioned in this story is really just normal groundwater flow in a granular aquifer. For some reason, groundwater flow is often portrayed as subterranean rivers in media.

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Re: caves under rivers

Postby paul » Aug 30, 2011 6:27 am

gulley.jason wrote:Hi Paul,

Thanks for the link. In case you or others are wondering, the 'underground river' that is mentioned in this story is really just normal groundwater flow in a granular aquifer. For some reason, groundwater flow is often portrayed as subterranean rivers in media.

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Yes - I suspected that was the case.
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Re: caves under rivers

Postby harrym » Sep 15, 2011 12:13 am

There are several caves that meet your criteria in West Virginia. They are under the Greenbiar River.
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