Bird Sink, 2000-01-01, Irvine, McKinlay, Werner, Rose

WKPP dive reports – December 1999/January 2000

Bird Sink, 2000-01-01, Irvine, McKinlay, Werner, Rose

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Date 2000-01-01
Site Bird Sink
Team Irvine, McKinlay, Werner, Rose
Objective Explore and survey downstream section.
Logistics Double stage, double scooters. Irvine and McKinlay using 42 amp primaries.
Bottom Time 90
Maximum Depth 160
Results Zero visibility to upstream/downstream junction @ 130ft depth. Decided to reline and resurvey entire passageway from entrance. Reached the end of the downstream line and continued exploration. Several large leads off the main passageway with depth averaging 150ft. Visibility averaged 50ft or so with blue tinge to the water. Lots of debris in the system and very silty.