Tianxing 2005 Expedition

Overview

Dates:

1 September 2005 - 1 November 2005

Location:

Tianxing Village, Jiang Kou Township, Wulong County, Chongqing Municipality, China

Background:

Tianxing is home to the four deepest potholes in China: Qikeng Dong (-920m), Da Keng (-775), Dong Ba (-649m) and Liu Chi Aokou Xia Dong (-592m). The area is riddled with entrances and there is potential to form a major system at depth.

Objectives:

The primary aim will be to connect Lanmu Shu Dong and Liu Chi Ao Kou Xia Dong, and push the Lanmu-Liu Chi Aokou system to further depth.

Expedition Members