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The "hows" and "whys" of the Weeki Wachee Springs cave exploration project

Old 09-03-2019, 06:57 PM
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Default The "hows" and "whys" of the Weeki Wachee Springs cave exploration project

A short video on the ongoing Weeki Wachee Springs cave exploration in Florida that hopefully helps to provide insight into the "hows" and "whys" of this project. This cave system is the second deepest in North America and is absolutely breath-taking! Moreover, it's a cave that takes quite a bit of effort and teamwork to explore and document...


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Old 09-03-2019, 07:06 PM
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I drive right by that place everyday on my way to/from work and never realized it was so extensive
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Cool. Thx for posting.
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I think I might be claustrophobic...
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I think I might be claustrophobic...
Try this one. it's right down the road from my house.
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If you want to try cave diving take the cautious approach. Get training!!!!!
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Wow. That's incredible. I had no idea the Weeki Wachee system was so fast.

Awesome footage.
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Originally Posted by Leslie Sapp View Post

Try this one. it's right down the road from my house.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDWQts3dKa0
NFW....only good thing about that cave is the high flow will help spit you out. Only cave/cavern I will do is Blue Springs and it's more of a "hockey stick" shape with a super high flow at the bottom. Basically goes straight down a 6' wide shaft to 85' and then you hit the hockey stick bend and go down to the boil.....no trying to fit through small spaces, getting lost or silted up. Relatively safe, but enough of the cave experience for me to know it's not for me.
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Really enjoyed the video. Congrats to the team. Thanks for posting Mike!

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