Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Rurutu, January and February 2003, part V

All images are 400 x 300 pixels in size. Numbers in front of picture descriptions are serial numbers of the original shots (2560 x 1920 pixels). (c) P. J. 2003 - 2015

Deep lake abyss and White cave, with Viriamu Teuruarii

Deep lake abyss

The Lake hall at the bottom of the cave


6166. The left side of the lake


6170. The lake, a view from the collapse


6171. Viriamu in the lake


6173. Ascent of the abyss above the lake


6174. The collapse leading to the Lake hall, a view from below

Entrance hall


6178. White cave scenery up close


6180. Stalagmites and stalactites above the balcony at the middle of the hall


6184. Wall curtains at the top of the hall


6185. Large curtain to the right of the entrance


6188. Cave entrance has two openings, Viriamu

The way from Deep lake abyss to the White cave


6189. Viriamu on the path below the cliff, close to the sea

White cave

The Upper hall


6193. Central part of the hall - a view from above


6194. Small dripstone cascades at the side of the hall


6195. Stalactites formed during oscillating times of dry and wet times are of very varied forms


6200. At the bottom of the hall, Viriamu

Entrance hall


6204. Dripstone pans at the top of the hall, white pillar in the background


6205. Vivid scenery at the northern upper side of the hall


6209. Rock formations at the south wall, center; a view from the north


6212. The most beautiful cave scene on Rurutu: the upper part of the central southern wall as seen from the balcony in the northern wall


6214. The western upper part of the hall


6216. A view from the center of the hall down towards the entrance openings


Index  Part VI - From Vitaria to Avera and Pointe Teutu




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