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Title The Hubbard Point Caves from "Our Romantic Niagara" by A.H. Tiplin
Creator  Astrid Akkerman from a sketch by A.H. Tiplin
Type  Still Image
Collection  Niagara Falls Public Library Digital Collections
Extent  5" by 10"
Medium (f)  Black & white sketch
Notes  Indian cave or Redskin Cave is located 18 metres (60 feet) north of Sunny's cave. It was explored and its measurements were recorded by Scot A. Ensminger and B.R. Horncastle, in 1978. It is a much larger and interesting cave than bender's cave, but it is inaccessble, except by the use of rock climbing rquipment. The entrance is 15 metres (50 feet) wide, 2.5 to 3 metres (8 to 10 feet) high, and 2.1 to 6etres (7 to 20 feet) deep. Near the north side of the entrance, at the top slope, there is a 7.8 metres (26 feet) long crawlway to the west. This leads into a small room, 3 metres (10 feet) in diameter and 0.9 metres (3 feet) high. Two more crawlways lead from this room. One to the west is blocked by breakdowns in 1.5 metres (5 feet). The other, to the south, connects with a small room. A crawlway from this room, to the west, is blocked by dirt in a few feet. The cave contains small stalactites, romstone dams that are 5 centimetres (2 inches) high and flowstone. Near the south side of the entrance is another short crawlway which leads to a small room.
Provenance  Niagara Falls Heritage Foundation Collection
Date  1988
Subject  Geology - Niagara Falls
  Caves
Place Name  Niagara (river)
Source  Niagara Falls (Ont.) Public Library
Record ID  385805
Digital image 
Format image/jpeg
Size  750px X 733px
Resolution  150ppi X 150ppi
Digitization B&W Scan
Equipment Unknown
Date 2013-03-15
Physical items 
Filing No.   Format       
D504839  Scan from book     
D504839A  Scan from book     
D504839B  Scan from book     

 

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