First diving in cave

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Re: First diving in cave

Postby Cheryl Jones » Apr 13, 2012 6:48 pm

Interesting! Do you have photos and/or a story about it you could share with us?

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Re: First diving in cave

Postby FW » Apr 15, 2012 6:08 pm

I asked your question on the British Cave Divers Group, and got this answer:

"The Darkness Beckons records an attempt at free-diving Buxton Water Sump in Peak Cavern in 1777. This is at the end of the show cave well beyond daylight so counts as a "sump dive" in your parlance. Standard equipment was in use in France, Switzerland and Austria towards the end of the 19th century."
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Re: First diving in cave

Postby FW » Apr 18, 2012 5:41 am

An early cave gate as well.
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