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The Cave of the Wild Horses, Kilcorney, Co. Clare, Ireland: The 1983 extensions (UBSS Proceedings v.16(3))

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Boycott,A., Mullan,G.J., and Wilson,L.J., 1983. The Cave of the Wild Horses, Kilcorney, Co. Clare, Ireland: The 1983 extensions. UBSS Proceedings, 16(3) , pp 215-220 Download PDF.

Abstract: The Cave of the Wild Horses is the only known cave of any size in Co. Clare associated with a turlough. A description of the extensions to Gour Passage discovered in April 1983, together with a revised survey of the cave, is given. The new passages are phreatic in origin and may often be flooded. A tentative sequence of the formation of the cave, together with a review of the available information concerning its behaviour under flood conditions is also presented.

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