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Cave Surveys - added links to Cave Data Archive & UBSS for more survey downloads

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

MCRA makes available * Drawn up surveys (below). * The data collected to produce surveys. (Through the Cave Data Archive maintained by the CSG and BCA.) Mendip Cave Surveys The following surveys are available for download as reduced size JPEG images or PDF scans. These are reasonably adequate for printing, but if you require a copy of the original file (mainly high resolution TIFF format) please contact the MCRA.

Documents

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

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)]

Documents

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

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)]

Links - Added DCA registry & WCC journals links

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

Links to other websites and resources related to our work. Maps BDCC Google Map of Mendip Caves - A map of the Mendip area with a flexible and useful selection of topological and geographical overlays is available from Bracknell District Caving Club. This displays cave locations and information from the CSCC Access Guide database.

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Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

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Original Articles - created

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

Original Articles This section contains original articles of spelaeological interest [An overview of the archaeology of Mendip caves and karst] by Vince Simmonds (revised 2016). [Swildon's - What's in a name?] A Suggestion for the derivation of the name Swildon's by R. M. Taviner

Archive

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

At a meeting of the Registrars in May 2007 it was agreed to expand the MCR to include an archive; thus the name change to Mendip Cave Registry and Archive. The archive aims to provide a free digital information resource for cavers covering photographs, postcards, log books and publications.

News

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

News Archive Box Quarry currently closed Box Quarry has been closed by the landowner and CSCC are in communication with them and other interested parties, to see how this situation can be resolved. We know the landowner is not opposed to bona fide access for cavers and mine explorers, but they do have a legal duty to keep the quarries secure against casual entry, and a recent series of high profile incidents in the quarry have caused pressure on the landowner to secure the site. We respec…

News

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

News Archive Box Quarry currently closed Box Quarry has been closed by the landowner and CSCC are in communication with them and other interested parties, to see how this situation can be resolved. We know the landowner is not opposed to bona fide access for cavers and mine explorers, but they do have a legal duty to keep the quarries secure against casual entry, and a recent series of high profile incidents in the quarry have caused pressure on the landowner to secure the site. We respec…

Films

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

New Archive A new Archive of MCRA Films has been created on You Tube - This currently contains 60 Films Cave Diving Group - Aude Gorge Expedition – 1992 Filmed by Mark Simms. Expedition members Russell Carter, John Cordingley, Malc Foyle, Nick Williams, Dominic Sealey, Murrey Knapp, Struan MacDonald, Jenny Brooks

Films

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

New Archive A new Archive of MCRA Films has been created on You Tube - This currently contains 60 Films Cave Diving Group - Aude Gorge Expedition – 1992 Filmed by Mark Simms. Expedition members Russell Carter, John Cordingley, Malc Foyle, Nick Williams, Dominic Sealey, Murrey Knapp, Struan MacDonald, Jenny Brooks