dong Zhongdong - 中洞

2. Middle cave: River from the Swallow cave sinks after 50 m of flow on the surface in a cave, which has another entrances further E. We could follow the river in the cave towards east where it probably joins the Ganhe cave.
In the depression where the second entrance to the cave is there is also small canyon, which was dry in the time of the visit. Cave all the time follows the E-W direction, the second entrance is opened along the fissures in N-S direction.

Chen Xiaoping, Franci Gabrovsek, Huang Chuxing, Jin Yuzhang, Martin Knez, Janja Kogovsek, Liu Hong, Metka Petric, Andrej Mihevc, Bojan Otonièar, Shi Mengxiong, Tadej Slabe, Stanka Sebela, Wu Wenqing, Zhang Shouyue, Nadja Zupan Hajna- South China Karst I 1 Karst Studies of Yunnan 2 Cave Studies in W Guizhou (1998)
247p- Published by : Znanstvenoraziskovalni center Slovenske akademije znanosti in umetnosti, 247p., 1998
Analyse :
Members of the Karst Research Institute ZRC SAZU, Postojna, and members of the Yunnan Institute of Geography and Institute of Geology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences gathered the results of karstological researches of south Chinese karst in two projects adopted by an agreement on scientific and technological cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Slovenia and the Republic of China. The projects Karst Environmental Protection and Exploitation of Cave Resources and Study of Stone Forest Genesis, Function and Structures of the Underground Karst Aquifers in Lunan, Yunnan Province were going on from 1995 to 1997. They were made feasible by the Slovene and Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology and supported by Yunnan Provincial Science and Technology Commission, Administration of Stone Forest, and The Ninth Township Scenic Spots and Historical Sites Administrative Bureau, Yiliang County. The researches were carried out near Liupanshui, the western part of Guizhou, in karst between the mountains in Guizhou and Yunnan Plateau, in the area of Lunan stone forests and in cone-karst at Xichou, Yunnan.

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