Expedition Directory - Cave Exploration
punta venado
A group consisting of Alejandro Alvarez, Fred Devos, Chris Le Maillot, Simon Richards and Daniel Riordan spent the first two weeks of December 2004 exploring in Quintana Roo, focusing on the Punta Ven...
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sistema maya
Looks can often be deceiving. This was the case with the tannic, stagnant pool of water off the coast of Tulum. The entrance was a mere crack - just wide enough for a diver to enter with doubles. Not ...
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the snowy river formation in fort stanton cave
The Snowy River formation, located in a recently discovered passage in Fort Stanton Cave, New Mexico, may be the world’s longest continuous cave deposit. The formation is composed of white calcite tha...
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york university exploration in montenegro
For the past few years a team of students and graduates from York University Cave and Pothole Club have been running an expedition to the the mountains of Durmitor, Montenegro. This limestone massif i...
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explorations in the picos de europa
For several decades people have been exploring the potholes of the Picos de Europa in northern Spain. This region has been uplifted and eroded to form a limestone mountain range stretching to 2700m ab...
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the story behind phantom cave, the deepest underwater cave in the usa
Deep in the west Texas desert lies Phantom Springs Cave. Exploration divers there hit a record depth of 462 ffw / 140.8 m, making it the deepest underwater cave system in the United States! The team...
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cavers discover southeast asia’s longest lava tube
A dozen lava tubes, including one now considered to be the longest in Southeast Asia, have recently been discovered in Vietnam. In late February, a group of cavers from Germany’s Speläoclub Berlin dep...
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cave divers extend sweden’s longest underwater cave
A cave diving expedition earlier this month in Sweden’s Bjurälven Nature Reserve has further increased the length of Sweden’s longest underwater cave. Located in Jämtland mountains in northern Sweden,...
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sistema huautla becomes deepest cave in the western hemisphere
Cavers on an expedition to Sistema Huautla in southern Mexico have recently announced that they have reached a new depth of 1,545 meters (5,069 feet), once again making Sistema Huautla the deepest cav...
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croatian cave expedition visits merapoh, malaysia
This past September, nine cavers from Croatia (from SOŽ – Speleološki odsjek HPD Željezničar and SOV – Speleološki odsjek PDS Velebit), plus myself (based in Kuala Lumpur) joined up with Malaysians fr...
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Cavers fight to take the right to roam to new depths
Campaigners call for government to extend legal rights of countryside access to Britain's underground wonders

Cavers are calling for the government to extend the rights that allow access to mountains, moors, heaths and down...

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Two caves containing endangered bats discovered in Canada
The find is key to figuring out what habitat must be protected to help keep these important and vulnerable mammals safe....
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'Space Archaeologists' Show Spike in Looting at Egypt's Ancient Sites
Scientists used satellite images to monitor pyramids, tombs and buried cities from 2002 to 2013...
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‘Terror tunnels’ aren’t alone down below, team finds
Underground spaces in Israel aren’t limited to Hamas “terror tunnels” in the south — the country is blessed with thousands of caves. Hebrew University researchers announced they have discovered and mapped the deepest cave ever fou...
Cave Rescue Overcame Underground Waterfalls, High Winds, Vertical Shafts
Two men in yellow helmets peered down into the dark cavern as they slowly winched into view a bearded man strapped onto a stretcher and wrapped in styrofoam and a red sleeping bag to protect him from the freezing temperatures deep...
University of Akron geology and microbiology students conduct research in remote caves
AKRON, Ohio -- Hazel Barton, an associate professor of microbiology and geology at the University of Akron, offers one of the most amazing field work experiences for students in the country, according to Popular Science. “Bart...
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