Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Brezno v Zalokah above Goričica
Rock Strata Exposed

February 23 and May 5, 2021, 22 pictures

          Most images are approximately 683 x 1024 pixels in size, numbers in front of the picture descriptions are serial numbers of the original photo files. Persons, who participated in the making of the pictures: Feliks Pušenjak, Stane Šuštaršič and Andreja Peterlin.

          Pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin - Klok 2021.


23 February 2021


49040. Stane above the entrance shaft of a new cave above Goričica



49043. The main shaft



49042. Hart's-tongue fern, Asplenium scolopendrium, jelenov jezik in Slovenian, above the side shaft of the cave ...



49044. ... here seen in full, illuminated by Andreja



5 May 2021


49353. View of the entrance to the shaft from the south ...



49349. ... and from the shelf at a depth of about 9 meters ...



49337. ... and another view from the bottom, at a depth of about 14 meters. Dry spruce above the western side of the shaft, which broke, years ago, about one meter above the ground, fell down the shaft and broke into several parts on the shelf, ...



49342. ... what made the descent to the bottom a little tricky.



49350. Side tunnel on the south, below the smaller side entrance, with an interestingly wedged rock



49344. At the top of the shaft, the wall was compact, and below, on the north, it was rather broken ...



49346. ... as it was also on the south side of the shaft.



49348. View from the shelf to a small side tunnel that opens to the southeast ...



49347. ... and another view to the bottom of the cave. The passage further into the depths is buried under collapsed stones.



49343. Dark gray rock strata on the north wall, just above the shelf



49345. Ribbed wall under shelf, on the south side



49335. A structured stalactite pillar at the bottom leans against the south wall.



49338. Calcite covered rock in a fissure on the north side



49339. At the bottom were also two enameled casseroles, a rather rusty red one and a little less broken in blue. They covered ...



49340. ... a few animal bones (roe deer?). Some were also found at the bottom.



49341. Spider webs under the shelf



49351. Feliks, who secured Klok with a rope during the descent and ascent, is winding up the wire rope ladders.



49352. Participants of the excursion, satisfied with the work done



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