Kirkkonummi is a gift that keeps on giving! Near the caves that we had investigated in Kauhala there's a very interesting roof cave on the cliffs surrounding Kittelberget. We set out again to hike the area with Jarmo, and found more interesting things, again :-)
Here's the map:
A more high-resolution PDF of the map is also available here.
The cave is at coordinates N 60.23255 E 24.48078. There's also a couple of smaller roof caves at coordinates N 60.23318 E 24.48753, N 60.23207 E 24.48447, and N 60.23316 E 24.48164, though it is not clear if they should be counted as caves.
This article has also appeared at Blogspot. Tämä artikkeli löytyy myös suomeksi Relaasta. And all caving articles can be found from planetcaver.net! Photos, text, and the map (c) 2018 by Jarmo Ruuth and Jari Arkko. All rights reserved.
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