The Jenolan Caves

The Jenolan Caves The Lucas Cave presents in grand combination almost every type of subterranean beauty to be found in the natural limestone caves of Jenolan It rivals the Imperial Cave which however is commonly r

  • Title: The Jenolan Caves
  • Author: Samuel Cook
  • ISBN: 9781506179193
  • Page: 352
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Lucas Cave presents, in grand combination, almost every type of subterranean beauty to be found in the natural limestone caves of Jenolan It rivals the Imperial Cave, which, however, is commonly regarded as the attractive, and displays a dazzling magnificence than that which characterises either the Arch or the Elder Cave The approach to the Lucas Cav The Lucas Cave presents, in grand combination, almost every type of subterranean beauty to be found in the natural limestone caves of Jenolan It rivals the Imperial Cave, which, however, is commonly regarded as the attractive, and displays a dazzling magnificence than that which characterises either the Arch or the Elder Cave The approach to the Lucas Cave is by a zigzag path from the valley, leaving the high Pinnacle Rock to the left hand The route is not difficult to agile people, but the road would be greatly improved by the cutting of suitable steps On gaining the top of the ridge the waterfall is in front To the left are rocks rising like a vast citadel to a height of 900 feet, at the summit of which are immense cliffs with deep gorges between them The distance is too great to enable the visitor to discern their geological composition Some of them seem as though they had been shaped by human hands in the time of the Pharaohs They remind one of the enormous stones in the Great Pyramid of Egypt, or the massive blocks in the Temple of the Sun at Heliopolis, and the limestone ridges suggest the mighty Nile which runs through similar ranges These elevated pinnacles and chasms are favourite resorts of marsupials Wallabies may be seen leaping from rock to.

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