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The dive site '''Boesmansgat''' or '''Bushman's Hole''' is a inland freshwater sinkhole and cave in the (locality name) area on the (topographical feature), near [[City]] in the [[Northern Cape]] province of [[South Africa]].
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Boesmansgat is believed to be the third-deepest submerged freshwater cave in the world.
 
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27° 55′ 18″ S, 23° 38′ 30″ E
 
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This site is not in a Marine Protected Area. A permit is not required.
  
 
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The name "Boesmansgat" is Afrikaans for Bushman's hole
  
 
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Approximately 270 metres deep.
  
 
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Revision as of 08:37, 8 January 2012

The dive site Boesmansgat or Bushman's Hole is a inland freshwater sinkhole and cave in the (locality name) area on the (topographical feature), near City in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.




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Boesmansgat is believed to be the third-deepest submerged freshwater cave in the world.

Position

27° 55′ 18″ S, 23° 38′ 30″ E


This site is not in a Marine Protected Area. A permit is not required.


Name

The name "Boesmansgat" is Afrikaans for Bushman's hole

Depth

Approximately 270 metres deep.


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