The caves of Lebanon > BALLOUH BAATARA SINKHOLE
Location: Tannourine road
Geology: Keserouane Formation
Development: -255m depth
Also known as the ‘Three Bridges’ or ‘Trois Ponts’ this sinkhole as a spectacular entrance with an open air 70m drop passing three natural rock bridges. The cave then becomes a series of pits the longest being 80m. In winter a 70m waterfall flows through the cave and it is becomes inaccessible as it fills with water. The cave contains some deep water pools that need to be bypassed by some swimming abilities.
Collaboration des gouffres de Balouaa Baatara et Balouaa Balaa (Caza de Batroun) 1985 - 1988, Al Ouat'Ouat Journal, Volume 3
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