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Long Rake Mine

Entrance of Long Rake Mine


block No access to this site allowed.

Danger of Carbon Monoxide: this potentially lethal gas was encountered in the mine in May 2009, although the source of this pollution has not yet been identified. The landowner will not allow any access to this mine at this point in time.


Mine contains many unstable stacked deads. Treat with extreme caution.


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Lord, P.J. & Worthington, S.R.H. (1969), , Jour. S.U.S.S. Vol.1. No.5., pp.181-185. Survey., Sheffield University Speleological Society
Barker, I. & Beck, J.S. (2010), , Caves of the Peak District, p. 58, p. 59 (survey), DCA