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Lasting impact ... data suggesting that huge vent holes in the frozen Siberian waste represent the escape of vast quantities of methane gas have climate scientists worried.
Walking through a mineral cave sitting 156 feet below ground and seeing limestone deposits that are several million years old bring a sense of gratification felt when discovering a place -- or anything, for that matter -- for the first time.
Northern Vietnam's Thac Bo Cave holds wonders for the admirers of Vietnam's patriotic defenders as well as limestone marvels of all shapes and sizes.
A woman takes a picture of her son standing in front of the well preserved skeleton of a mammoth who lived in america over a million years ago exhibited at the museum of the National Institute of Anthropology and History of Acapulco "Fuerte de San Diego", on July 16, 2014 in Acapulco, Mexico.
Bureau of Land Management cave specialist Bryan McKenzie rappels into Natural Trap Cave in north-central Wyoming during a cleanup expedition.
I would like to apologize for delays in approving new members. We are glad to have anyone interested in caving as a member, unfortunately over the last couple months we have been under heavy strain from spam registrations. I go through each members personal page and approve anyone who I believe is a real person and not a spammer.
We are receiving hundreds of spam membership requests daily which is causing delays in approval of real members. I am working to solve the problem…Continue
Posted by Administrator on June 15, 2013 at 11:44am
The NSS powers-that-be are considering taking the NSS NEWS digital and, while preserving the paper copies for those who want them, giving a discount for those who get an e-copy.
This is what Cleveland Grotto does with its CLEVE-O-GROTTO NEWS publication…offer a discount for those who take a digital copy. It works for us, but barely. If the goal of the NSS is to save money, it is a reasonable proposition. If the goal of the NSS is to stay in touch with its members, create good will,…Continue
Posted by curt harler on March 20, 2013 at 3:02pm
The TV3 Cave rescue News video is now on UTube! I managed to extract a Lo Res video out of my Satellite receiver and transferred it over to the net. Later on when I have some time I will edit all of the original files into a much longer and better HD quality video on UTube.…Continue
Posted by PhotoPhill on February 11, 2013 at 10:00am
The number of caves in a county is an approximate
indicator of the county's rank. What really counts to
cavers is the caves per square mile which tells you
if that county is really good caving terrain. The top
state is Tennessee with its 9285 caves but the
the top county is Alabama's Jackson with 1921
caves, however Jackson is a large county which
takes its cave density down a bit to about third in