Blautopf, Blaubeuren, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
N 48° 24.970 E 009° 47.020
32U E 557986 N 5362853
Quick Description: Blautopf is the second most water-rich spring in Germany
Location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Date Posted: 11/6/2014 9:51:20 AM
Waymark Code: WMMV2G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Raine
Views: 8

Long Description:
"The entry to the Blauhöhle lies at a depth of about 18 metres (approximately 60 ft). Therefore, access is restricted to experienced and well-trained divers. In the 1980s, city authorities were forced to prohibit diving in the Blautopf after several accidents, including some fatal ones. Permission to dive in the Blautopf has only been granted to a few organizations: among them, the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Blautopf, a group of scientific speleologists led by Jochen Hasenmayer, and rescue services. The most recent fatal accident occurred in 2003, killing Bernd Aspacher, a member of Hasenmayer's team."
Source: Wikipedia
Water Type: Spring

Salinity: Fresh

Access: Shore

Maximum Depth: 60

Typical Visibility: Good (41-60 ft)

Has Reef?: no

Underwater Life: Grundwasserassel, Höhlenflohkrebs

Wreck or Submerged Object?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
1) To log a visit, at least a picture taken at the surface, including any distinguishing landmarks or buoys if present, is required. While you do not have to enter the water, this is encouraged.

2) If you dive at the site, describe your visit including any details you wish to share such as weather, water temperature, visibility, bottom time, and anything of interest that you observed, living or nonliving.
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