Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Cave above Babuna river spring
in Macedonia
July 25, 2011, 8 pictures

Pictures are aproximately 226 x 400 pixels in size. A click on the picture usually brings a 453 x 800 pixel version of the picture. Numbers in front of photo descriptions are the serial numbers of the original images. Name of cave parts are given by the author. Photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin 2011.


15337. A view from the cave entrance (1.320 m a. s. l.), at the right (looking upwards) dry riverbed 20 m above the spring, to a wall of the South Face of Solunska glava peak. Air temperature in front of the entrance, mid-afternoon: 18.0 deg. C, air temperature in the cave (at the edge of the drop) 6.3 deg. C, water temperature in the spring 5.5 deg. C.


15344. Close view from the Entrance tunnel to cave entrance


15327. Sinter at the side wall of the Entrance tunnel


15330. Stalactites in the Entrance tunnel


15346. Entrance tunnel descends slowly towards interior, after about 50 m there is a drop of about 20 m. From there river rapids (or a waterfall) can be heard. The picture depicts a view over the edge of the drop into cave interior.


15349. A view along the Entrance tunnel from above the drop to outside


15350. A view from the Entrance tunnel to cave entrance


15352. South Face of Solunska glava with the peak (2.540 m a. s. l.). Babuna river spring is at the bottom of the wall.


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