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The hydrogeology of Ogof Draenen: New insights into a complex multi-catchment karst system from tracer testing

Abstract:

A current understanding of the hydrology of Ogof Draenen, Wales, one of the longest and most complex cave systems in Europe, is presented. Previous tracer tests are reviewed and results of two new tracer tests presented. Numerous dolines occur on the Marros Group (formerly 'Millstone Grit') sandstones and the Pembroke Limestone Group (both of Carboniferous age) that crop out around the edges of the mountains overlying Ogof Draenen, with hydrologically active sinking streams common along the b...

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Journal:
Cave and Karst Science
Volume:
38
Issue:
1
Pages:
23-30
Publication date:
2011-04-01
ISSN:
1356-191X
Source identifiers:
244648
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:244648
UUID:
uuid:05a169c5-cf85-46f5-85b0-77a5bd3a3649
Local pid:
pubs:244648
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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