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Illumination drives bats out of caves

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Researchers have investigated how the illumination of bat caves affects the animals' behavior and whether the color of light makes a difference on their flight. Although red light irritates the small mammals somewhat less than white light, from the researchers' point of view neither the entrance nor the interior of bat caves should be illuminated if bats are present.

For Sale - [Coming soon - SOMERSET UNDERGROUND - Volume One (Bristol, Broadfield Down, The ...

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

For Sale Coming soon - SOMERSET UNDERGROUND - Volume One (Bristol, Broadfield Down, The Bristol Channel & West Somerset) by R. M. Taviner The first of four volumes covering almost every conceivable underground site in the historic County of Somerset, Volume One comprises 275 pages and contains details of more than 750 natural caves, sea caves, mines, sinks, risings, springs, holy wells and artificial underground sites in Bristol, the Avon Gorge, Broadfield Down, the entire Bristol Channe…

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Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

Latest News & Updates 01 Dec 2019 - Due to an unforeseen shipping delay the MCRA has been forced to postpone the launch of Volume One of Somerset Underground until early 2020. The original launch date of 21st December has therefore been abandoned and many apologies to anyone who was hoping to buy one before Christmas as a stocking filler. A new launch date will be arranged as soon as we have some reliable information.

For Sale - [Coming soon - SOMERSET UNDERGROUND - Volume One (Bristol, Broadfield Down, The ...

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

For Sale Coming soon - SOMERSET UNDERGROUND - Volume One (Bristol, Broadfield Down, The Bristol Channel & West Somerset) by R. M. Taviner The first of four volumes covering almost every conceivable underground site in the historic County of Somerset, Volume One comprises 275 pages and contains details of more than 750 natural caves, sea caves, mines, sinks, risings, springs, holy wells and artificial underground sites in Bristol, the Avon Gorge, Broadfield Down, the entire Bristol Chann…

Documents - [Documents] Added Agenda Nov 2019

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

Documents The documents are in Adobe's PDF format and you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to read them. 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 2019 * GM 23 November 2019 * [Agenda] * GM 14 September 2019

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Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

About the CSCC The Council of Southern Caving Clubs (CSCC) is an association of Caving Clubs whose main interests lie in the Mendip Hills of Somerset. Membership is made up of in excess of 40 clubs based all over the southern part of the country and although the council is mainly concerned with Mendip, it is the Regional Body for South England, and is a constituent member of the

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Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

Credits Les Williams created the website. Chris Smart compiled most of this information for the 1994 CSCC Handbook from which this site is largely derived. Other thanks are due to Dave Irwin and Graham Price; and to Dr Anthony Boycott for information on the Avon Gorge, Peter Burgess for details of access to the East Surrey Mines and Nigel Graham for the notes on Portland cave access.

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Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

Latest News & Updates 20 Nov 2019 - COMING SOON - The MCRA is pleased to announce the impending launch of Volume One of the long-anticipated Somerset Underground, which will take place at the Hunters' Lodge Inn at 8 p.m on Saturday 21st December. Priced at a mere £10, this stitched, flexibound, full-colour production comprises 275 pages and contains details of more than 750 natural caves, sea caves, mines, sinks, risings, springs, holy wells and artificial underground sites in Bristol, the Av…

For Sale - [Coming soon - SOMERSET UNDERGROUND - Volume One (Bristol, Broadfield Down, The ...

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

For Sale Coming soon - SOMERSET UNDERGROUND - Volume One (Bristol, Broadfield Down, The Bristol Channel & West Somerset) by R. M. Taviner The first of four volumes covering almost every conceivable underground site in the historic County of Somerset, Volume One comprises 275 pages and contains details of more than 750 natural caves, sea caves, mines, sinks, risings, springs, holy wells and artificial underground sites in Bristol, the Avon Gorge, Broadfield Down, the entire Bristol Channel…

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