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Documents - [2021] Uploaded Draft Accounts 2020

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Documents Forms If you have any expense claims please use one of the following forms: * [CSCC Expenses Form (.pdf)] * [CSCC Expenses Form (Excel format)] Minutes and Officer Reports 2021 * GM Friday 14 May 2021 * [AGM Agenda & Notification of officer nominations.], [Letter to CSCC], [Draft Accounts 2020] * GM Monday 15 Feb 2021 * [Agenda], [BCA Rep Report], [C&A Report], [Training Programme], [Draft Minutes 24-02-2021] 2020 * GM Fri 20th Nov 2020 *

Cryptic sense of orientation of bats localized: the sixth sense of mammals lies in the eye

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Mammals see with their eyes, hear with their ears and smell with their nose. But which sense or organ allows them to orient themselves on their migrations, which sometimes go far beyond their local foraging areas and therefore require an extended ability to navigate? Scientific experiments now show that the cornea of the eyes is the location of such an important sense in migrating bats.

Approach Passage - created

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Approach Passage Swildons Traverse and Pitch Request Received: March 2020 Dear All, Please find attached a new application for approach passage anchoring and Y Hang and my original application many years ago which fell on death ears and was not replied to.

CSCC Anchor Placement Programme - Added list of anchor requests

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CSCC Anchor Placement Programme To request that CSCC consider placing anchors in a place where there are currently none, or that may benefit for additional anchors, please bring it to a CSCC meeting by filling in the anchor request form below. The list below details previous request and other intended work. A rejection in the past does not mean that the same place should not be submitted again, attitudes change over time.

Cave deposits reveal Pleistocene permafrost thaw, absent predicted levels of CO2 release

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Expanding the study of prehistoric permafrost thawing to North America, researchers found evidence in mineral deposits from caves in Canada that permafrost thawing took place as recently as 400,000 years ago, in temperatures not much warmer than today. But they did not find evidence the thawing caused the release of predicted levels of carbon dioxide stored in the frozen terrain.

Longwood Swallet Lock Vandalised - Longwood Swallet Lock Vandalised

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Longwood Swallet Lock Vandalised From Charterhouse Caving Company Ltd 11th Apr 2021 We have received a report today that the lock on Longwood Swallet has been vandalised and will not open. Please do not issue keys or permits for this cave until we have been able to repair it. This may take some time, as we need to get appropriate equipment on site.

News Catalogue - [2021] Longwood Swallet Lock Vandalised

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News Catalogue This page contains a list of all news items published in reverse date order. 2021 11 Apr 2021 Longwood Swallet Lock Vandalised 7 Apr 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update 28 Mar 2021 Coronavirus Recovery Roadmap: Stage 1 24 Feb 2021 Message from Chairman re Coronavirus 8 Feb 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update 2 Feb 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave 9 Jan 2021 Coronavirus Lockdown Mark 3 2020 2 Nov 2020 CSCC and MCR: Joint Statement on Coronavirus L…

WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update - [From Charterhouse Caving Company Ltd - 8th Feb ...

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WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update From Charterhouse Caving Company Ltd - 8th Feb 2021 The site of the reported rockfall in GB near the waterfall climb in Main Chamber has been checked. There has been a recent fall of mud, gravel and smallish boulders on the left (when viewed facing downstream) of the waterfall climb, near the bottom. The wall above the last part of the climb (the big steps) appears as it did before, but should be considered loose due to the recent fall. The top part is …

Welcome - [Welcome] Rockfall in GB

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Welcome From Charterhouse Caving Company Ltd ROCKFALL IN THE AREA OF THE WATERFALL CLIMB, GB CAVERN Following the rockfall notified and publicised in early February, a further inspection trip was scheduled for 6 April, following the relaxation of covid restrictions. On 5th April, a report was received of a further fall. The inspection trip comprised Linda Wilson (Conservation Officer), Dave King and Graham Price (CCC Directors). A large area of the side of the passage above the big steps on t…

WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update - [News] GB Cave Rockfall - Update

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WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update From Charterhouse Caving Company Ltd - 7th Apr 2021 ROCKFALL IN THE AREA OF THE WATERFALL CLIMB, GB CAVERN Following the rockfall notified and publicised in early February, a further inspection trip was scheduled for 6 April, following the relaxation of covid restrictions. On 5th April, a report was received of a further fall. The inspection trip comprised Linda Wilson (Conservation Officer), Dave King and Graham Price (CCC Directors). A large area of …

News Catalogue - [News] GB Cave Rockfall

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News Catalogue This page contains a list of all news items published in reverse date order. 2021 7 Apr 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update 28 Mar 2021 Coronavirus Recovery Roadmap: Stage 1 24 Feb 2021 Message from Chairman re Coronavirus 8 Feb 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave - Update 2 Feb 2021 WARNING - Rockfall in G.B. Cave 9 Jan 2021 Coronavirus Lockdown Mark 3 2020 2 Nov 2020 CSCC and MCR: Joint Statement on Coronavirus Lockdown Mark 2 30 Oct 2020 Annual J’Rat Diggi…

Documents - [2021]

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Documents Forms If you have any expense claims please use one of the following forms: * [CSCC Expenses Form (.pdf)] * [CSCC Expenses Form (Excel format)] Minutes and Officer Reports 2021 * GM Friday 14 May 2021 [AGM Agenda & Notification of officer nominations.] [Letter to CSCC] * GM Monday 15 Feb 2021 [Agenda] [BCA Rep Report] [C&A Report] [Training Programme] [Draft Minutes 24-02-2021] 2020 * GM Fri 20th Nov 2020 * [Agenda] [Draft Minutes 27-11-20][C & A Report] [BCA Re…

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