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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)]

Prehistoric teeth dating back two million years reveal details on Africa's paleoclimate

Caving News from Science Daily -

New research shows that the climate of the interior of southern Africa almost two million years ago was much wetter than the modern environment. This first extensive paleoenvironmental sequence for the interior of southern Africa suggests that human ancestors were living in environments other than open, arid grasslands known from East African research of the same time period.

News

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

News Archive Hunters Lodge Inn Sink Open Following the fitting of the new gate and the removal of the entrance ladder, I can report that the Land Owner (Roger Dors) has reopened the cave. For access contact Roger at the Hunters. Please note: Now the entrance ladder has been removed you will need to bring your own ladder and lifeline (or SRT rope) for the entrance pitch. There are integrated rigging points fitted to the underside of the gate for this purpose.

News

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

News Archive Hunters Lodge Inn Sink Open Following the fitting of the new gate and the removal of the entrance ladder, I can report that the Land Owner (Roger Dors) has reopened the cave. For access contact Roger at the Hunters. Please note: Now the entrance ladder has been removed you will need to bring your own ladder and lifeline (or SRT rope) for the entrance pitch. There are integrated rigging points fitted to the underside of the gate for this purpose.

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)]

Articles

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

The ban of the cave bear

Caving News from Science Daily -

At 3.5 meters long and with a shoulder height of 1.7 meters, the cave bear was one of the giants of the Ice Age. Yet few appear to have survived until the last glacial maximum 24,000 to 19,000 years ago. Researchers have conducted analyses to find out what likely caused the extinction of these large herbivores. It is believed that the renewed cooling of the climate and hunting by humans -- added to the bears purely vegetarian diet -- increased the pressure on this megafauna species.

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)]

Articles

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

Officers - [Officers] Updated

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

Chairman: Alan Butcher, Priddy Green House, Priddy, Wells BA5 3BE. chairman [at] cscc.org.uk Secretary: Frank Tully, 16 Bedminster Road, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 5PD. secretary [at] cscc.org.uk Treasurer: David Cooke, 3 Starrs Close, Axbridge, Somerset BS26 2BZ. treasurer [at] cscc.org.uk

News - [News] New Padlocks for CSCC Caves

Council of Southern Caving Clubs -

News Archive New Padlocks for CSCC Caves The Council of Southern Caving Clubs are changing the locks on all of the caves for which they administer access. The previously used locks are now no longer available and there have been a number of issues with copied and poorly fitting keys in circulation, causing damage to the locks and not operating the locks easily, if at all.

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