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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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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 [[Mount Carmel (South Africa)|Mount Carmel]] in the [[Northern Cape]] province of [[South Africa]].
 
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*27°55′18″S, 23°38′30″E
 
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*Altitude 1450m
 
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This site is not in a Marine Protected Area. A permit is not required.
 
This site is not in a Marine Protected Area. A permit is not required.

Latest revision as of 17:00, 25 September 2012

The dive site Boesmansgat or Bushman's Hole is a inland freshwater sinkhole and cave near Mount Carmel in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.


Understand[edit]

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

Position[edit]

  • 27°55′18″S, 23°38′30″E
  • Altitude 1450m
  • Near Mount Carmel in the Northern Cape

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


Name[edit]

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

Depth[edit]

Approximately 270 metres deep.


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