1822: Cañado, Sima del
Llueva 30T 455275 4797022 (Datum: ETRS89. Accuracy code: G) Altitude 331m
Length 64m Depth 53m
Area position

Updated 25th May 2003; 1st February 2006

Sima del Cañado was previously thought to be site 251 (for twenty three years). This is not the case: the farmer says that Sima del Cañado is "downhill" from site 251 and this where it was found at Easter 2003.
A large open shaft with a descent down a mucky gulley to a ledge with a boulder on the left at -7m. A slippy traverse still in the gulley reaches the second drill point at -21.7m.  A 29m shaft then drops through boulders at -20 and ends in a rocky floor with no draught. A parallel shaft chokes.

Reference: anon., 2002b (summer logbook); anon., 2003b (Easter logbook); Corrin Juan, 2005
Entrance picture:
Entrance video: Rock throwing at the entrance
Underground picture(s):
Detailed survey: 1:500
Line survey:
On area survey:
Survex file: yes (Amended magnetic declination December 2013 to align with Eur79 grid and coordinates altered to fit ETRS89 datum, April 2014.)