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Latest News & Updates - Logbooks collection back online

Latest News & Updates 23 May 2020 - The MCRA logbooks collection is now back online, with a new look and additional features including search and full screen slideshow. 11 May 2020 - After many satisfying years with BCA Web Services the website hosting is being transferred. This has caused the Logbook viewer to be temporarily off-line. It will be replaced in a few days with a new and improved version.

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Logbooks & Publications After many satisfying years with BCA Web Services the website hosting is being transferred. This has caused the Logbook viewer to be temporarily off-line. It will be replaced in a few days with a new and improved version.

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* Introduction * Diary * Cave Registry * Online Search * Google Earth * Bibliography * Cave Surveys * Archive * Films * Audio * Photographs * Flickr * Logbooks and Publications * Data (surveying) Archive * Cave Art * Articles & Books * Archaeology * Geology * Registry Areas * Contacts * For Sale * Somerset Underground * Mines and Minerals of the Mendip Hills * Earth Colours * History * Links * Registrar's Portal ---------- leg…

Latest News & Updates - [Latest News & Updates]

Latest News & Updates 29 Mar 2020 - 31 Portland Cave Surveys added to the download archive. 23 Mar 2020 - Unfortunately due to the current Covid 19 shutdown we are unable to process any sales. Please bear with us and hopefully the situation will improve soon. 8 Mar 2020

Bibliography - [Bibliography]

Bibliography On-Line The following areas can be searched instead of individual cave names - Abbots Leigh cavesAsham Quarry cavesAshwick Grove risings / caves (and resurgence)Avon Gorge cavesAxbridge HillBanwell cavesBath Freestone quarriesCompton Bishop caves

Cave Surveys - [Portland Cave Surveys] Clarifying club names

Cave Surveys MCRA makes available * Drawn up surveys (below). * The data collected to produce surveys. (Through the Cave Data Archive maintained by the CSG and BCA.) The following surveys are available for download as reduced size 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.

Articles and Books - [Books] Portland - location of surveys

Articles and Books 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 Great Wheel Pit Mystery] by R. M. Taviner [The Sandford Gulf and other lost caves of Sandford Hill] by R. M. Taviner

Latest News & Updates - [For Sale] Listed available books

Latest News & Updates 29 Mar 2020 - 31 Portland Cave Surveys added to the download archive. 23 Mar 2020 - Unfortunately due to the current Covid 19 shutdown we are unable to make any sales. Please bear with us and hopefully the situation will improve soon. 8 Mar 2020

Bibliography - [Bibliography]

Bibliography On-Line In addition the bibliography can be searched by categories - a table of these categories is provided below (type the category name in the “Cave” column) - archaeologyexhibitionindustrialquarriesarchiveexpeditionlog-books

Latest News & Updates - [Bibliography] updated stats

Latest News & Updates 29 Mar 2020 - 31 Portland Cave Surveys added to the download archive. 23 Mar 2020 - Unfortunately due to the current Covid 19 shutdown we are unable make any sales. Please bear with us and hopefully the situation will improve soon. 8 Mar 2020

Cave Surveys

Cave Surveys MCRA makes available * Drawn up surveys (below). * The data collected to produce surveys. (Through the Cave Data Archive maintained by the CSG and BCA.) The following surveys are available for download as reduced size 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.

Latest News & Updates - Added Portland cave surveys

Latest News & Updates 29 Mar 2020 - 31 Portland Cave Surveys added to the download archive. 23 Mar 2020 - Unfortunately due to the current Covid 19 shutdown we are unable make any sales. Please bear with us and hopefully the situation will improve soon. 8 Mar 2020

Latest News & Updates - [Latest News & Updates]

Latest News & Updates 23 Mar 2020 - Unfortunately due to the current Covid 19 shutdown we are unable make any sales. Please bear with us and hopefully the situation will improve soon. 8 Mar 2020 - Many thanks to those who attended last night's launch of

For Sale - [J-RAT'S BEQUEST]

For Sale SOMERSET UNDERGROUND - Volume 1 (Bristol, Broadfield Down, The Bristol Channel & West Somerset) by R. M. Taviner Now available, this, the first of four volumes covering almost every conceivable underground site in the historic County of Somerset, comprises 275 pages and contains details of more than 800 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 and We…

Mines and Minerals of the Mendip Hills - [MMMH] No sales. Covid 19 shutdown.

Mines and Minerals of the Mendip Hills [Mines and Minerals of the Mendip Hills by Peter S Burr] by Peter S Burr “Mines and Minerals of the Mendip Hills will not only become the standard reference on the subject, it will remain so for many years” - Chris Howes, Descent This book is recommended to anyone interested in the Mendips, in British geology or mineralogy, or in British mining, social or economic history.

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