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Each day, Dartblog and its team of alumni and students bring you news and commentary from Hanover and the world at large.
Chilean and French scientists have discovered a network of caves on a remote island in Patagonia that could provide valuable clues as to how continents were formed.
The Obama administration would like nothing more than to find an off ramp from the Ukrainian crisis.
Lindsay Main, 62, was with his wife Alice Shanks and 16 other cavers in the Kahurangi National Park when he ran into trouble.
The hole was discovered by chance in 2011 on images of the dusty slopes of Mars' Pavonis Mons volcano taken by the HiRISE instrument aboard the robotic Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter currently circling Mars.
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
Posted by PhotoPhill on June 9, 2012 at 8:24pm
Caver John wrote:The loops can be used independantly. If one is cut, the other will still function.
bradyfl wrote:on a double, if one loop is failed the other will remain intact and will not slip