0118: Churro, Cueva del (Elegante, Cueva)
Secadura 30T 455598 4799791 (Datum: ETRS89. Accuracy code: M) Altitude 55m
Length 460m Height 20m
Area position

Updated 9th November 2003; 27th October 2007; 13th January 2008; 20th September 2012; 21st April 2013

The entrance is a resurgence upstream of an open air laundry area with a domestic water pipe.

The route drops into a low stream passage which ends at a sump. The upper level passage follows almost the same route with passable connections to the lower passage in four places. It ends at a static sump. There is almost certainly a connection with Torca de Simón 2 (766) which ends very close to the sumps.

Link to entry in the Cave Diving Sump Index.

References: anon., 1975b (Easter and summer logbooks); Kendal Caving Club and Manchester University Speleological Society, 1975; anon., 1976 (logbook); Cope J et al, 1976 (survey); anon., 1978 (logbook); Corrin J S and Smith P, 1981; anon., 1981a (logbook); Manchester University Speleological Society, 1982 (survey); material in file; Corrin J, 1990; Corrin J and Quin A, 1992 (survey); Corrin J, 1993 (survey); Corrin Juan and Smith Peter, 2007; anon., 2012d (summer logbook); anon., 2013b (Easter logbook)
Entrance pictures : yes (2006 and 2012)
Underground picture(s):
Detailed Survey : from 1976: low res  high res
Line Survey :
On area survey :
Survex file : yes (Coordinates altered to fit ETRS89 datum, April 2014.)
Passage direction rose diagram: 30/6/2018