Alum Pot, 1931.

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Alum Pot, 1931. Working the life-line from the surface.

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Alum Pot, 1931. Brench, Wilkinson and Clarkson working the life-line from the surface.

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Alum Pot, 1931. About half-way down the first pitch of 140 feet.

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Alum Pot, 1931. About half-way down the first pitch. Heald beginning second pitch (60 feet).

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Alum Pot, 1931. Ledge and bottom of first ladder pitch. Self [H.W. Haywood] going down second pitch (60 feet). The Alum Pot Beck fall on right (in dry weather).

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Alum Pot, 1931. The ledge and Alum Pot Beck fall (in dry weather).

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Alum Pot, 1931. Decending the first pitch (140 feet)

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Alum Pot, 1931. Descent of the "Bridge".

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Alum Pot, 1931. The "Bridge" in sunlight. A party descending to the Bridge to join those who have made direct ladder descent, and to carry out the full descent of the pot.

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Alum Pot, 1931. East ledge and "Bridge" from "Balcony".

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Alum Pot, 1931. Top of "Balcony". The view from Long Churn mouth. The ladder for the direct descent can be seen on the left.

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Alum Pot, 1931. View from the "balcony". Ladder on the left. Alum Pot beck fall in the dry season.

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Alum Pot, 1931. Mist and shadow. An impression of the pot from mouth of Long Churn.

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Alum Pot, 1931. The Balcony terrace (with figures) and upper part of north waterfall, photographed in three sections from the foot of the "Bridge". The great depth can be gauged from the size of the figure.

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Alum Pot, 1931. The "Balcony" and mouth of Long Churn (showing short ladder pitch to terrace), from Bridge, photographed in two sections.

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Alum Pot, 1931. Sunshine streaming into the pot (view from balcony).

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Alum Pot, 1931. Alum Pot from balcony (mouth of Long Churn)

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Alum Pot, 1931. View from the bottom of Alum Pot Beck fall. The camera is pointing straight up. Both the 60 foot (bottom) and the 140 foot (top) ladders can be seen but owing to foreshortening they appear much shorter and give a wrong impression of their length. The ledge is where the rungs begin to be blurred owing to someone descending during the rather long exposure. Taken in drenching spray from the 200 ft. fall.

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Alum Pot, 1931. The "gulley". The man near the top of the 30 foot pitch is looking up at the view [seen in P717395].

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Alum Pot, 1931. Looking straight up from the bottom of the 30 foot pitch. The underside of the "Bridge" can be seen. The camera was on its back with the lens pointing vertically upward. Spray from a waterfall caused difficulty in taking this picture.

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Alum Pot, 1931. Looking up the gulley at an angle of 45 degrees.

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Alum Pot, 1931. E. Wood about to descend the 30 foot ladder pitch. The daylight grows dim here. Photographed partly in daylight and partly by flashlight.

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Alum Pot, 1931. Looking out from bottom of 30 foot ladder pitch.

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Alum Pot, 1931. Looking out from final chamber. Daylight just catches top and bottom of 30 foot pitch (part flashlight part daylight).

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Alum Pot, 1931. The subterranean fall coming from Diccan Pot (the opening can be seen), (flashes at foot of fall at camera).

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Alum Pot, 1931. A closer view of the fall (flash near the camera).

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Alum Pot, 1931. The "sump" or final pool. The end of the Pot 293 feet below the surface. From here the waterflows underground to Turn Dub 1. 5 miles away (flash in front of figures).

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Alum Pot, 1931. The "sump" ( flash in front of figures).

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Alum Pot, 1931. The subterranean fall from Diccan Pot (flash behind camera).

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Alum Pot, 1931. At the foot of Diccan Pot fall (the sump is only a few yards away).

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