Location

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Site Name
Ravenscliff Cave
Parish
Pennard
Gower Region
South Mid-Gower
Latitude
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Longitude
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Identification

Position

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Entrance

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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
Badger - Meles meles, Fox - Vulpes vulpes, Hyaena - Crocuta crocuta, Lion - Panthera leo, Marten - Martes martes, Wild Cat - Felis sylvestris, Wolf - Canis lupus, Bison - Bison priscus, Hippopotamus - Hippopotamus amphibius, Soft-nosed Rhinoceros - Rhinoceros hemitoechus, Wild Horse - Equus caballus, Wild Pig - Sus scrofa, Straight-tusked Elephant - Elephas antiquus, Mammoth - Elephas primigenius, Water Vole - Arvicola amphibius
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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Dawkins, W. B. (1874) Cave Hunting Researches on the evidence of caves respecting the early inhabitants of Europe. London. Available at: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/52424 (Accessed: 23 March 2018).
Falconer, H. (1860) ‘On the Ossiferous Caves of the Peninsula of Gower, in Glamorganshire, South Wales: With an Appendix, on a Raised Beach in Mewslade Bay, and the Occurrence of the Boulder-clay on Cefn-y-bryn; by J. Prestwich, Esq., F.R.S., Treas. G.S.’, Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, 16(1–2), pp. 487–491. doi: 10.1144/GSL.JGS.1860.016.01-02.66.
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).
Murchison, C. (1868) Palaeontological memoirs and notes of H. Falconer, with a biographical sketch of the author Vol II. London: Robert Hardwicke. Available at: https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/104176#page/11/mode/1up.
Strahan, A. (1907) The geology of the South Wales coal-field. Part IX, West Gower and the country around Pembury: being an account of the region comprised in sheet 246 of the map. London: H.M.S.O. (Memoirs / Geological Survey of Great Britain ;no. 246). Available at: https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/100629613 (Accessed: 23 March 2018).

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