Location

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Site Name
Port Eynon Point Cave
Parish
Port Eynon
Gower Region
South-West Gower
Latitude
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Identification

Position

Port Eynon Point - offshore view_APG1.jpg

Entrance

Port Eynon Point- East Cave_APG2.jpg

Entrance Height (m)
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Entrance Width (m)
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Type of Cave
Palaeontological
Access

Description

Discoveries

Archaeology
Time Period-Culture
Fauna
Mole - Talpa europaea, Water Shrew - Neomys usp., Bear - Ursus sp., Fox - Vulpes vulpes, Lion - Panthera leo, Wolf - Canis lupus, Red Deer - Cervus elaphus, Roe Deer - Capreolus capreolus, Woolly Rhinoceros - R. antiquitalis, Wild Horse - Equus caballus, Wild Ox - Bos primegenius, Mammoth - Elephas primigenius, Water Vole - Arvicola amphibius, Thrush - Turdus sp, Gull - Larus sp., Razorbill - Alca torda, Guillemot - Uria troile, Puffin - Fratercula artica
Notes

Bibliography

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Allen, E. E. and Rutter, J. G. (1946) Gower Caves: A Survey of the Gower Caves with an Account of Recent Excavations, Part 1. Vaughan Thomas. Available at: https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=XC8nkgAACAAJ&dq=inauthor:%22J.+G.+Rutter%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=bwicVcu5EcHYU-mYqKAL&ved=0CCoQ6AEwAA (Accessed: 7 July 2015).
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Murchison, C. (1868) Palaeontological memoirs and notes of H. Falconer, with a biographical sketch of the author Vol I. London: Robert Hardwicke. Available at: https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/104175#page/11/mode/1up (Accessed: 9 February 2018).
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