Uamh an Claonaite

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Uamh an Claonaite
Sutherland
Depth: 360 feet
Length: 4.6 miles

Uamh an Claonaite (meaning "Cave of the sloping rock") is reputed as the longest cave in Scotland.[1] It consists of a series of dry passages and a series of at least six sumps which have been dived over the years.[2]

The attempt by members of the Grampian Speleological Group to excavate a nearby sinkhole, Rana Hole, and connect into the final chambers from above[3] achieved its aim in December 2007.[4]

The length of the cave is 1.78 miles and the vertical range is 360 feet.[5]

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Coordinates: 58°6′16″N 4°56′9″W / 58.10444°N 4.93583°W / 58.10444; -4.93583

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