Location

Site Name
Longhole
Parish
Port Eynon
Gower Region
South-West Gower
Latitude
0
Longitude
0
X
Y
Z
0
OSNG

Identification

Position
Entrance
Entrance Height (m)
0
Entrance Width (m)
0
Type of Cave
Archaeological, Palaeontological
Access

Description

Discoveries

Archaeology
Flint Tools, Flint Debitage
Time Period-Culture
Fauna
Badger - Meles meles, Cave Bear - Ursus spelauys, Fox - Vulpes vulpes, Hyaena - Crocuta crocuta, Lion - Panthera leo, Marten - Martes martes, Otter - Lutra lultra, Polecat - Putorius putorius, Wild Cat - Felis sylvestris, Wolf - Canis lupus, Bison - Bison priscus, Irish Deer - Megaceros hibernicus, Red Deer - Cervus elaphus, Reindeer - Rangifer tarundus, Soft-nosed Rhinoceros - Rhinoceros hemitoechus, Woolly Rhinoceros - R. antiquitalis, Wild Horse - Equus caballus, Wild Pig - Sus scrofa, Straight-tusked Elephant - Elephas antiquus, Mammoth - Elephas primigenius, Mountain Hare - Lepus timidus, Rabbit - Oryctolagus cuniculus, Water Vole - Arvicola amphibius
Notes

Bibliography

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