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    Slate mine Felicitas Germany, again ;)

    This time we visited another old slate mine in Germany. Grube Felicitas. This mine is completely different from the Christine. The depth is around 32m.
    The mainentrance is an 130m long tunnel that goes down from surface to 32m. Then you get a T.

    If you go to the right side, you see smaller tunnels, the explosive room, the canteen, it is the part that is made by hand.

    If you go to the left side you see the old machinery, this part is made by machines. So you can do 2 different dives in 1 mine.
    The mine is big, too big to see everything in 1 day. But even if you dive OC, you can do nice dives of 65-75 minutes with some deco on oxygen.

    The tunnel from entrance to 32m has most times almost zero viz. But then it clears up.





























    There also is a dry part. That has another entrance, or better say, several entrances like holes in the ground, a real door, another hole, etc.

    We also looked in some of these tunnels. In 1 there is water, but not interesting.


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    Great photos. Interesting lighting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wibs View Post
    Great photos. Interesting lighting.
    Yes, I also though the lighting was very good.
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    Human beings were invented by water as a means of moving itself from one place to another.

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    Nice photos

    One CCR divers seem loaded up more than the others . ?
    Last edited by gobfish1; 30-06-2020 at 11:19 AM.
    None diver as of 2018.

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    Great shots

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    Quote Originally Posted by gobfish1 View Post
    Nice photos

    One CCR divers seem loaded up more than the others . ?
    Sherpa?
    Paul.
    If God had meant us to breathe underwater, he would have given us larger bank balances.
    Human beings were invented by water as a means of moving itself from one place to another.

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    Looks class! Would love to dive sites like that.

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    Great pics��

    Is it open access at the site or are there arrangements that need to be made / restrictions in place?

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    Wow. Would love to visit one day! I'm hoping to get back in some UK mines soon!


 

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