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  • COLORADO Caver Stuck 18 Hours In Passageway, KMGH - Denver,CO,USA. DENVER -- A Colorado cave explorer spent 18 hours pinned in a tight passageway before he was finally rescued, the Glenwood Springs Post Independent reported ...

  • THE big squeeze: Sequoia National Park's Crystal Cave, Mid Columbia Tri City Herald - Mid-Columbia,WA,USA ... What was I thinking when I signed up for this Wild Cave Tour, a six- to eight-hour endurance test through Sequoia National Park's Crystal Cave? ...

  • BRIEF STARR'S CAVE – 24, Burlington Hawk Eye - Burlington,IA,USA. Starr's Cave will open for the season Thursday, allowing visitors to once again crawl inside for a peek. The cave, located at Starr's ...

  • INCESSANT rains prevent British cave divers' escape in central ..., San Francisco Chronicle - San Francisco,CA,USA. A planned three-day underground expedition for five British military cave explorers stretched into more than a week Wednesday as flood waters fed by incessant ...

  • TRAPPED NINE DAYS, The Mirror - UK. By Anthony Harwood. DIVERS who have flown out from the UK will today try to rescue six British cavers trapped for nine days in a flooded Mexican cavern. ...

  • ROUGHLY 2000 pounds of gunpowder found in St . Paul cave, KSTP - St. Paul,MN,USA. ST. PAUL (AP) - A bomb squad disposed of as much as 2,000 pounds of gunpowder found by teenagers buried in a cave on the city's west side. ...

  • MAMMOTH Cave, louisville.about.com - Louisville,KY,United States. Mammoth Cave is nestled in the tiny Kentucky town of Cave City off of Interstate 65 in south central Kentucky. With more than 336 ...

  • MARBLE Arch Cave boats finally go into retirement, Belfast Telegraph (subscription) - Belfast,Nothern Ireland,UK. ... engineering task for Fermanagh District Council staff to manoeuvre the three boats, each weighing 600kg, to an area where they could be hauled out of the cave. ...

  • CAVE network found under car park, BBC News - London,England,UK. ... of previously unexplored caves. After two years digging and blasting, they have now opened up a 30-ft cavern. Inside they found ...

  • TIPS for safe caving, Cleveland Plain Dealer - Cleveland,OH,USA ... flood. Watch nearby rivers or streams for rising water levels. 1. The most important item a caver takes underground is light. A ...

  • IF you dare, you can find other worlds underfoot, Cleveland Plain Dealer - Cleveland,OH,USA ... When the underground world grants passage, a caver must be psychologically, physically and technologically prepared to accept the invitation. ...

  • PROJECT to protect Pictograph Cave State Park to begin soon, Billings Gazette - Billings, MT,USA. To preserve Pictograph Cave's artwork, the state will begin filling in a portion of the cavern with soil. The project is scheduled for the week of March 22. ...

  • STRANDED caver says she's not an idiot, Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand. Gear and technical problems, not panic, resulted in a rescue callout to Harwood's Hole on Takaka Hill last weekend, the woman at the centre of the rescue says. ...

  • OPEN house allows visitors to see the bat cave, San Jose Mercury News - San Jose,CA,USA ... open house that's a bit off the beaten path -- literally: For the remainder of the month, visitors to Pinnacles National Monument have access to a talus cave ...

  • TUCSON Citizen - Tucson,AZ,USA. A large cave with a crystal-covered floor and formations said to rival those of Kartchner Caverns is being carefully and quietly explored by researchers east ...

  • ICE Cave puts on a spectacular winter show, Oregonian - Portland,OR,USA ... spectacular ice formations that resemble the stalactites, stalagmites, columns, fans and boxwork that require thousands of years to form in a limestone cavern. ...

  • CAVER spends more than five hours on a ledge, Stuff.co.nz - New Zealand ... The other caver and a rescue team member were making their way out through the cave network and were expected to surface by 2am. ...

  • RESCUERS Infuriated By Casual Attitude, Xtra News - New Zealand. Sunday afternoon, police were told that a caver was trapped in Harwoods Hole near Nelson. The first of three cavers had abseiled ...

  • CAVE Death Trial Jury Fails to Reach Verdict, The Scotsman - Edinburgh, Scotland,UK ... Doubtfire was leading the group of Army recruits through the Porth-yr-Ogof cave complex, in the Neath Valley, mid Wales, at the time. ...

  • EXPEDITION Seeks World's Deepest Cave Record, National Geographic - USA ... If the expedition succeeds, Stone and his team will have established Cheve as the world's deepest known cave, bypassing Krubera Cave in the republic of Georgia ...

  • EAGER boaters hoping Jackson's waters return, The Tallahassee Democrat - USA ... That means a rock could fall into the cavern and slow the flow," McGlynn said. "Then the lake will begin to fill up (faster).". ...

  • SPELUNKER Plunker, Sun Star - Philippines ... in this particular area. This is how I found out that a spelunker is not a poor speller who flunked. The municipality of Nabunturan ...

  • KENTUCKY'S Mammoth has fed our cave urge for 4000 years, Chicago Sun Times - Chicago,IL,USA BY BETH J. HARPAZ. MAMMOTH CAVE, Ky. -- Mammoth Cave doesn't have the colorful stalagmites and stalactites that make some caves famous. ...

  • BOY Scout Rescued After BeingTrapped in KY Cave, WKYT - Lexington,KY,USA. A 14-year-old boy was rescued Saturday after being trapped for more than two hours in a cave where his Mayfield Boy Scout troop was on an excursion. ...

  • BLACK History: Slaves found unique work as Mammoth Cave guides, Bowling Green Daily News - Bowling Green,KY,USA. Lyons, a supervisory park ranger at Mammoth Cave National Park, and DeCroix, a park ranger, have seen the name of Stephen Bishop – a slave who led tours in ...

  • WORLD'S longest cave has ancient human connections, Evansville Courier & Press - Evansville,IN,United States. MAMMOTH CAVE, Ky. - Mammoth Cave doesn't have the colorful stalagmites and stalactites that make some caves famous. Lighting is minimal; signs are nonexistent. ...

  • THE big squeeze: Step by torturous step, Miami Herald - Miami,FL,USA. (Cave)at emptor: You may actually have fun during this often grueling endurance test through Sequoia National Park's Crystal Cave. ...

  • NEED a challenge? Try Moaning Cavern, San Jose Mercury News - San Jose, CA,USA ... in on me. All I wanted was an escape hatch. It was Bruce Brand, my guide through Moaning Cavern, who kept me going. It's easy to ...

  • WKU students find meth lab in cave off of Louisville Road, Bowling Green Daily News - Bowling Green,KY,USA. Western Kentucky University students mapping a cave off Louisville Road on Monday found the makings of a methamphetamine lab. “It ...

  • MYSTERY cave along Poudre hid chains, human bones, Greeley Tribune - Greeley,CO,USA. The story of the Spanish cave along the banks of the Poudre southeast of Windsor came from a man named Albert Marshall, who arrived in Greeley in 1906, to find ...

  • LOST River Cave boasting new resources, Bowling Green Daily News - Bowling Green,KY,USA. Locals looking to get away without traveling too far can find two new resources at Lost River Cave. Friends of Lost River recently ...

  • ARCHAEOLOGISTS find new cave art, The Johns Hopkins News-Letter - Baltimore,MD,United States. Recently performed radio-carbon dating methods on a huge collection of cave art in South Africa has found the paintings at that site to be far older than ...

  • MONARCH wants ash cave developed to tourist centre, Daily Times of Nigeria - Lagos,Nigeria ... ruler of Isarun in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Joseph Adebobola Awoleyin III, has called on the state government, to develop the ash cave ...

  • 2500 yr-old necklace found in cave, Melbourne Herald Sun - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia.
    ISRAELI archaeologists excavating caves near the Dead Sea have discovered a rare find – a woman's 2500-year-old fashion accessories. ...

  • MAMMOTH Cave Takes Visitors Back in Time, ABC News - USA. By Beth J. Harpaz. MAMMOTH CAVE, Ky., Feb. 20 — Mammoth Cave doesn't have the colorful stalagmites and stalactites that make some caves famous. ...

  • HIDDEN River Cave expands its boundaries, Bowling Green Daily News - Bowling Green,KY,USA ... cave offers a Caving Adventure Tour for two- or three-hour trips. For more information, see www.cavern.com, or call (270) 786-1466.

  • LOCAL cave closed to spelunkers, Penn State Digital Collegian - University Park,PA,USA. A sizable Centre County cave dubbed J-4 has recently been closed to local cavers because of its potential risk of injury to those who would venture
    inside. ...

  • COUPLES marry, renew vows at cave, Capital News 9 - Albany,NY,USA.
    Four couples plan to exchange marriage vows on Valentine's Day at a heart-shaped stone at a popular upstate New York cavern. Three ...

  • DOWNWARD Bound, Washington Post - Washington,DC,USA ... A friendly ticket clerk welcomes me with a broad smile and says, "You're our first visitor today." Two more reasons for winter cave exploration. ...

  • NEW light shed on SA cave art, BBC News - London,England,UK. A huge collection of rock paintings in South Africa is far older than previously thought, research has found. Archaeologists using ...

  • VISITS to Lost River Cave continue increase, Bowling Green Daily News - Bowling Green,KY,USA. While the number of summertime visitors at the Lost River Cave has increased this year, Friends of Lost River continue to enhance the site’s accessibility ...

  • INDUSTRIAL park's first tenant expands plans, opponents vow to ... WHAS 11.com (subscription) ... Roger Brucker, an esteemed caver and an expert on Mammoth and other caves in the area, said he worries that corporations moving into the park are building on a ...

  • TAKING the plunge to Bone Cave, Manchester Times, The Bone Cave experience begins with an icy wade across the Duck River and part of the mouth of Bashaw Creek. The river in late ...

  • FAMILY Finds Giant Sinkhole Near Home, WESH.com ... Rainwater that seeped through limestone may have caused an underground cavern, which collapsed after the water table went down, experts said. ...

  • DEVELOPER is seeking road over cave's end, Louisville Courier Journal, LEXINGTON, Ky. — A developer wants to put a street above a cave, but Lexington planners are worried the proposal could lead to trouble. ...

  • SATURDAY at 10:35: On the Road, Underground!, KSTP ... As you'll see, he'll need to blast his way deeper into the earth, to find out if he's right. Spelunker John Ackerman admits it's dangerous, dirty work. ...

  • SIXTH-GRADER'S Science Fair Project Is In Cave, KMGH ... She entered The Barn section of the caves fully equipped with caving coveralls, gloves, a cave pack loaded with gear, and a helmet featuring two headlamps. ... (Check out the related discussion on The NSS Forums: NSS Caver in newspaper article)

  • CAVES MOVE IN TO FUTURE, South Devon Herald Express ... attractions. Kents Cavern, which has just celebrated its centenary, is well on the way to completing a privately-funded redevelopment. ...

  • CHARLESTON Cave to Stay Closed, KLAS (Jan. 28) -- The US Forest Service is turning thumbs down to a proposal that would reopen an ancient cave located on Mt. Charleston. ...

  • RESCUED caver cheats death for second time, Stuff.co.nz ... Although experienced climbers, the group of friends had little caving experience and only decided to enter the caves on Saturday morning, said rescued caver ...

  • CAVE group saved by rescuers, Stuff.co.nz. A novice caver spent more than two hours inching by rope out of New Zealand's deepest hole to raise the alarm for his trapped companions. ...

  • SPELUNKERS caravan to Crawlathon, Huntington Herald Dispatch ... In the lodge basement, cavers could "Play the Squeezebox," slithering through a medieval-looking timbered vice that operated as a caver’s limbo of sorts. ...

  • PARADISE revisited: Copperas, Saltpeter caves open a wounded ..., Manchester Times ... Copperas Cave is a rather massive horseshoe-shape outcropping of limestone that recedes into, what, according to local spelunker Scott Vaughn says technically ...

  • FLINT Riverquarium work moves on, WALB-TV, GA ... water works demonstration. There will also be a cavern were kids can crawl and see animals that live deep in the earth. The plaza ...

  • RACING to the Center of the Earth, National Geographic. In February Bill Stone will be deep below Mexico's Sierra de Juárez on an expedition that could make the Cheve Cave the world's deepest. By Miki Meek. ...

  • DROWNED soldier could not swim, BBC News, UK ... Mr Vosper described how the instructor and recruits arrived at the pool and the defendant, a qualified caver who had been in the complex 53 times, and Mr ...

  • RIPPY bill sheds light on need for cave protection, Glenwood Springs Post Independent, CO ... Rather, it’s largely aimed at educating people, and enabling cave operators to advise visitors that caves are protected by law. ...

  • EXQUISITE Cave Art Offers New Perspective on Development, Washington Post ... month in the journal Nature, anthropologist Nicholas J. Conard, of Germany's University of Tuebingen, added to this view, reporting the discovery in a cave in ...

 

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