Again as with
Fossil Cave this should be classified as a cave rather than a cavern
and should only be visited by the more experienced divers.
The Cave is located to the western side of Cap d'en Font and is
what seems to have been an underground river in the past. The main
entrance is like a small cavern on its own, with a sandy bottom
rising from 14m outside the cavern to 12m within with a ceiling
of 4m depth only. To access the actual Moon Pool the journey begins
by swimming to the left once at the back of the cavern and following
an increasingly narrowing tunnel strew with small boulders all along
its bottom. A short distance after the entrance to the left, this
then turns to the right, where the tunnel narrows significantly
and its ceiling drops to 8m depth for a short distance before rising
and widening again. Arriving now at the end of the tunnel is a semi
circular chamber whose smooth walls have obviously been highly eroded
by water, as if there had been a waterfall or cascade at this point
sometime in the distant past. Look up and one will see that the
walls of this chamber curve inwards at a depth of only 3m.
Now slowly rise up through this neck and reach the surface of the
Moon Pool, which widens out a little allowing enough room for 4
or 5 divers at a time. The ceiling is very low, and one can see
that there is another tunnel leading off to the north, although
this is impenetrable. Perhaps this was part of an underground river
system that has later become blocked by rock falls.
Plan view of the
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