Ross Cave


Useful Information

Location: Mount Victoria, Blue Mountains.
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Classification: ExplainErosional cave
Light: n/a
Dimension: L=16m.
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Bibliography: Erik Halbert (2005): Ross Cave and Pseudo Ross Cave, Mount Victoria, NSW., Blue Mountains Caves - Part 9. Jl Sydney Speleological Society Vol 49 (11) 337-341, photos, survey.
Address: Ross Cave
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History

1894 discovered.

Description

Up to 1996 there was a signpost showing the way to this cave. Known since 1894 it is a popular picnic spot, with a fireplace and at one time a wooden seat. The cave is named after Edward Ross Fairfax (1842-1915).

Ross Cave is a small two entrance cave in a sandstone outcrop. The main entrance is 3m high and 4m wide with smooth earth flooor. Total length 16m.


Text by Tony Oldham (2005). With kind permission.