dong Tiencuandong - 天泉洞

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Nom de la grotte : Tiencuandong - 天泉洞
Autres noms : Tianquan dong
Province, Préfecture, District :
Sichuan 四川省, Yibin 宜宾, Xingwen 兴文
Latitude Nord - Longitude Est :
28.1846 - 105.14922
Altitude (m) : 0
Développement (m) : 8 100
Profondeur (m) : 208
Profondeur - / + (m) : 0 /
Volume (m3) :
Géologie : Permien

2Entrée : Tiencuandong 天泉洞, Tiencuan dong west ,

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ZHANG, Daquan; XU, Maoqi; ZHANG, Anming; SONG, Mengqiang (1993): An evaluation of tourism environmental quality of Tianquan cave in southern Sichuan province.-
Proceedings XI Intern. Congress of Speleology, 2nd-8th August 1993, Beijing 1993: 160-162 (1 cave survey, 7 tab.) (chines. summ.).
A three level cave, main passage is 1,27 km long. The Stone Seas and Cave District at Xingyan, Xingwen county, attracts up to 300'000 tourists every year. (RB).
Source : BBS

WALTHAM, A.C; WILLIS, R.G. (eds.) (1993): Xingwen. China Caves Project 1989-1992.-
Bridgwater TA7 0LG, British Cave Research Association. 48pp. (maps, photos, surveys) (chinese abstract). ISBN 0-900265-15-9.
A report on various projects: The Pan Yang Caves, Bama, Guangxi Province 1989. The Mengzi karst of southern Yunnan 1991. The karst of the Tibet Plateau 1992 and the largest part, the exploration of the Xingwen karst of Sichuan Province 1992. Geomorphol. map of Karst of Xingwen, Sichuan. Cave surveys of : Zhucaojing (Xingwen, Sichuan): 8,80 km +1,75 km; Tiencuan dong (Xingwen, Sichuan): 8,10 km /-208 m; Xia Dong (Xingwen, Sichuan): 2,20 km; Yanzi Luo Shui Dong (Xingwen, Sichuan): 1,80 km /- 316 m + 1,12 km / -199 m; Pan Yang Dong cave system (Bama Guangxi). (RM).
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BROOK, Dave (1993): The Anglo- Chinese expedition….-
Caves & Caving Nr.59: 8-11 (survey, photos).
Very briefly describes the work of the expedition to the caves of Xingwen. (RM).
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WANG, Xunyi (1993): On chinese- foreign joint cave expedition of IKG.-
Proceedings XI Intern. Congress of Speleology, 2nd-8th August 1993, Beijing 1993: 241-242 (chines. summ.).
A list of important cave systems and shafts surveyed by co- expedition teams in the period 1985 - 1992 is given. (RB).
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JIAN, Chen (1990) : Caves in China.-
NSS News vol. 48(2) : 43.
A list of 29 caves more than 2 km long.Tenglong dong (Hubei) 32, 0 km; Baishui gond(Guizhou) 22, 45 km; Duobing dong (Guizhou) 17, 21 km; Baimo dong (Guangxi) 15, 70 km etc. (RB)
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WALTHAM, Tony; BROOK, Dave; BOTTRELL, Simon (1993): The Caves and Karst of Xingwen, China.-
Cave and Karst Science vol.20 nr.3 / Dec 1993: 75-86 (maps, photos, surveys).
Xingwen is a spectacular karst formed on a limestone escarpment in Sichuan investigated by the China Caves Project in 1992. Over 26 km of cave has been mapped, including some very large fossil passages, and there is considerable scope for further exploration. Cave inception and development has been controlled closely by the geology, and a remarkable large proportion of the caves were initiated on the same bedding plane. The limestone surface has areas of young pinnacle karst and older cone karst. Two giant dolines have formed where ancient caves have been breached by sinkhole shafts. Between them, the surface and underground of Xingwen provides a textbook example of karst development on a remarkable scale. (AUTHORS; RM).
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