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Little Rock, Ark. - The Museum of Discovery will reveal what thrives in caves, beneath the soil, under the sea, in the shadows of night and within other dark environments in the special exhibition In the Dark, on view September 27 through January 4, 2015.In the Dark features five immersive zones, enabling visitors to see and experience some of ... (more)
Rescue workers carry injured Spanish speleologist Cecilio Lopez after his rescue from inside the Inti Machay cave, in Leimebamba, Peru, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.
So we know the main difference between stalagmites and stalactites are that the 'mites are the formations that come from the bottom of the cave and the 'tites are the ones that hang from the top, but there's something else different about them too: it's stalactite slices that are used in these Solar Quartz Necklaces , not stalagmites.
Simeon Tegel is a British journalist based in Lima, Peru, and covering Latin America. Visit his website at simeontegel.com.
China 'supercave' is the largest on EARTH: Huge Miao Room cavern measuring a staggering 380.7 million cubic feet takes title Although it was found in 1989 its size wasn't determined until a team from the University of Lancaster measured it last year The cave would comfortably fit a Boeing 747 - if you could get one in there - and is located about 325 feet underground The huge Miao Room cavern, which measures 380.7 million cubic feet in volume, was recently declared the world's largest. Laser-mapping was used by an expedition to work out it's size, exceeding the previous record holder of Sarawak Chamber in Malaysia by 10 per cent.
Here is the blog in which you can find all the information about this rescue:
If you could contribute to the Spanish federation of Speleology, they will be very please.
Now more than 40 cavers must return to Spain, and then we…Continue
Posted by Juan Pedro Garcia-Nieto on October 1, 2014 at 2:42pm
The SCCi, in cooperation with the Huntsville Grotto, is proud to announce that nominations are open for the John Van Swearingen IV Stewardship Award!
The award was conceived by the Huntsville Grotto in honor of long-time member, conservationist, cave steward, and SCCi Director, JV, who passed away in 2001. It is presented annually…Continue
Posted by Tricia Spiiotis on August 19, 2014 at 7:09am
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
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