Who Found
Triton Alliance (Dan Blankenship), Phil Irwin, Diver
When Found
Where Found
At juncture where 10X's 27" steel casing ended and bedrock begins
Firsthand / Secondhand
D'Arcy O'Connor, "The Big Dig", pg 191. Dan Blankenship's "Progress Report" dated March 22, 1979. Dan Blankenship's, "Progress Report" dated May 17, 1979
Location Today
Oddity Factor
Assessment of Authenticity
Apparently Dan Blankenship bulldozed clay over suspected SMith's Cove flood tunnel entrance and current was gone when divers descended a week after Irwin's first dive.
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