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The deepest cave in the world (Krubera Cave) became 6 m deeper
Depth of the deepest cave in the world, Krubera (Voronya) Cave in the Arabika Massif, Western Caucasus, became 6 m greater, as established in August 10th by a dive of the ukrainian caver Gennady Samokhin in the terminal sifon in the cave’s Main Branch.
The depth of the reference survey station near the water table of the terminal sifon is 2145 m. During the Ukrainian Speleological Association expedition in 2009, Gennady Samokhin reached depth of 46 m in the sifon, which established the world cave depth record at -2191 m. Now he has reached the point at six meters deeper than in the previous attempt, at the total depth of 2197 m.
The ongoing international expedition to Krubera Cave, with more than 50 members from 11 nations, is organized by the Ukrainian Speleological Association within the framework of the “Call of the Abyss” project, run since 2000. A team from Lithuania has played a particular role in supporting the recent dive at the Krubera bottom. Continuous rains during last week in the Arabika Massif caused high flow conditions in the cave, complicating working conditions in its deep parts.
According to brief reports by expedition members.
Karst conference in spectacular Dinaric Karst
Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce that call for papers for the international karst conference “Karst without Boundaries” is now out This conference is organized within the UNESCO’s DIKTAS project framework and will be held in June 2014 in the lands of spectacular classic Dinaric karst. ...
NSS Bookstore Moving Sale
Dear Friends of Caves and Karst, The National Speleological Society (NSS) of the USA is moving its headquarters and you benefit! We are offering 8 books to our international caving friends at very low prices We would rather move them to your offices than into the new NSS office. ...
Tourism and Karst Areas - Special Issue: Geoparks and other approaches for territorial management and tourism in karst areas
GENERAL INFORMATION The Tourism and Karst Areas Journal (ISSN 1983-473X) is a peer reviewed, scientific and technical journal published by Brazilian Speleological Society since 2008 The Journal publishes articles, reports, technical, theoretical and book reviews, case studies and other relative papers that contribute to the field of planning and management of the tourism, with special emphasis in karst areas or related to the physical environment. ...
Caves and Karst of the Yorkshire Dales
The British Cave Research Association is proud to announce the publication of its new book, Caves and Karst of the Yorkshire Dales (Volume 1), as summarised in the book flyer The book is right up-to-date on the latest scientific research and I am sure you will find this to be a valuable addition to your personal libraries. ...
Book project on karst, caves, conflicts and war
Dear colleagues, together with Kevin Kiernan I am organizing a book about the use of karst and caves during wars and other conflicts We already received 10 papers and sent the revised version to the authors. ...