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Over 1,500 documents, dating from 1889 to the current day, almost 130 years of archives on the Gouffre de Padirac and its discoverer, Édouard-Alfred Martel. This cultural and historic heritage that is made up of the documentary fund of the Padiracotheque brings together several unpublished archives: photos, drawings, maps, posters, etc. It is constantly enriched by new pictures and discoveries.
The Padiractotheque is aimed at professionals, students, and the curious alike.
A promise made is a promise kept! Here are a few aerial images to help you fly over this unusual abyss, 33 metres in diameter and 75 metres deep…
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2018 Discovery Clip
The Gouffre de Padirac (Lot department)
"C'est au Programme" FRANCE 2 - 06/09/17
Expedition by B. Gauche and C. Chaput - A dive at Saint-Georges
Expedition by B. Gauche and C. Chaput - The emergence
Extract no. 1 - DVD: "Padirac, un Gouffre, des hommes"
Extract no. 2 - DVD: "Padirac, un Gouffre, des hommes"