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Documents - [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 15 February 2020 * *

Music and Audio - Added Rich Witcombes cassettes to audio archive

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

Music and Audio Roger Biddle Caving Songs Archive The MCRA hosts an archive copy of Roger Biddle's 'Caving Songs' website, donated to us in 2016. The original website is still being updated and maintained by Roger, and can be found here. Phil Davis Donation Donated to the MCRA by Phil Davis, October 2014. Converted to .mp3 and .wav files by Alan Gray 6 July 2018.

Music and Audio - Added Phil Davies audio MP3s to audio archive

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

Music and Audio Roger Biddle Caving Songs Archive The MCRA hosts an archive copy of Roger Biddle's 'Caving Songs' website, donated to us in 2016. The original website is still being updated and maintained by Roger, and can be found here. Phil Davis Donation Donated to the MCRA by Phil Davis, October 2014. Converted to .mp3 and .wav files by Alan Gray 6 July 2018.

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…

Latest News & Updates - [Latest News & Updates]

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

Latest News & Updates 21 Jan 2020 - COMING SOON - The MCRA is pleased to announce that Volume One of the long-anticipated Somerset Underground has now arrived, and will be officially launched at the Hunters' Lodge Inn at 8 p.m on Saturday 7th March. 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…

Latest News & Updates - ATLAS 2019 digging log

Mendip Cave Registry & Archive -

Latest News & Updates 2 Jan 2020 - ATLAS digging log for 2019 added to the archive. 1 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.

Illumination drives bats out of caves

Caving News from Science Daily -

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.

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