Pipeline prospect leaves residents of karst-laden Mt. Tabor Road with a sinking feeling - Roanoke Times

google caving - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 20:26

Roanoke Times

Pipeline prospect leaves residents of karst-laden Mt. Tabor Road with a sinking feeling
Roanoke Times
The Majorses' property is not on a pipeline route, but past dye tracing of the neighborhood's underground aquifers shows the family's water could be affected, along with others not on a pipeline route. “Since we are very near where all the dye tracing ...

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Ancient Giant Sloth Fossil Found in Underwater Cave - National Geographic Australia

google caving - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 18:28

National Geographic Australia

Ancient Giant Sloth Fossil Found in Underwater Cave
National Geographic Australia
After diving 100 feet underground in a limestone cave in 2009, underwater cave explorer Vicente Fito came upon an incredibly well-preserved sloth fossil. It was recently ... (Watch videos of sloths exploring the world in their unique way.) The oldest ...

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The Descent - Independent Online

google caving - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 11:29

The Descent
Independent Online
After Sarah (MacDonald) loses her family in a car accident her sister Rebecca (Mulder) and fellow daredevil Juno (Mendoza) try to jolt her out of her depression with a special treat, cave exploration. When a cave-in blocks the way they entered, the ...

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A peak underground - Jefferson City News Tribune

google caving - Sun, 08/20/2017 - 00:47

A peak underground
Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri's limestone rich land is abundant with caves, more than any state besides Tennessee. For centuries, people have harbored in the rocky rifts for shelter, exploration and celebration. They have served as burial grounds and wedding chapels, ...

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Ancient Giant Sloth Fossil Found in Underwater Cave - National Geographic

google caving - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:09

Ancient Giant Sloth Fossil Found in Underwater Cave
National Geographic
After diving 100 feet underground in a limestone cave in 2009, underwater cave explorer Vicente Fito came upon an incredibly well-preserved fossil sloth. It was recently confirmed as ... (Watch videos of sloths exploring the world in their unique way.) ...

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Ancient Giant Sloth Fossil Found in Underwater Cave - National Geographic

google caving - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 13:09

National Geographic

Ancient Giant Sloth Fossil Found in Underwater Cave
National Geographic
After diving 100 feet underground in a limestone cave in 2009, underwater cave explorer Vicente Fito came upon an incredibly well-preserved fossil sloth. It was recently confirmed as ... (Watch videos of sloths exploring the world in their unique way.) ...

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The Underground Artists of World War I - The Weekly Standard

google caving - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 09:46

The Weekly Standard

The Underground Artists of World War I
The Weekly Standard
But perhaps the most exciting part of the exhibit is the work of Jeff Gusky, a National Geographic photographer, who has spent years exploring ancient stone quarries and salt mines repurposed by soldiers throughout the war. “They were created by ...

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Jaguar Mining Announces Significant, High Grade Intercepts Near-Mine at Pilar and Commences Growth Exploration ... - Markets Insider

google caving - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 14:26

Markets Insider

Jaguar Mining Announces Significant, High Grade Intercepts Near-Mine at Pilar and Commences Growth Exploration ...
Markets Insider
TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Jaguar Mining Inc. ("Jaguar" or the "Company") (TSX:JAG) today announced results from its investment in its near-mine high priority growth exploration drilling program, including 4 holes, involving 1,689 metres ("m") at ...

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Try these seven dares for summer fun - Buffalo News

google caving - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 09:01

Try these seven dares for summer fun
Buffalo News
Another challenge for the claustrophobic: The Lockport Cave and Underground Boat Ride (5 Gooding St., Lockport, 438-0174) involves exploring an abandoned underground factory from the Victorian age. The guide even turns off the lights for a minute or so.

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The Darkness Beckons – The Future Of Cave Diving - DeeperBlue.com

google caving - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 08:13

DeeperBlue.com

The Darkness Beckons – The Future Of Cave Diving
DeeperBlue.com
It is difficult to envisage these suits being adopted for cave exploration in the near future, but research is continuing. Another possibility is the ... Despite this progress the inherent dangers of activity underground remain unchanged. Completely ...

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Jaguar Mining Announces Significant, High Grade Intercepts Near-Mine at Pilar and Commences Growth Exploration ... - PR Newswire (press release)

google caving - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 04:07

PR Newswire (press release)

Jaguar Mining Announces Significant, High Grade Intercepts Near-Mine at Pilar and Commences Growth Exploration ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Drilling successfully intersected deep extensions with the deepest mineralized interval in hole PPL449A intersecting well mineralized Banded Iron Formation between Levels 14 and 15, approximately 300 m vertically below the current deepest underground ...

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Fire and triumphalism at this year's Kilkenny Arts Festival - Irish Times

google caving - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 22:00

Irish Times

Fire and triumphalism at this year's Kilkenny Arts Festival
Irish Times
Kilkenny Arts Festival is now exploring a similar idea. For four afternoons ... We can listen to the idealised soundscapes of modern digital recordings at home, in a car, on a bicycle, deep underground in a cave, or six miles high over the ocean. We ...

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In France's Dordogne region, a land of castles and caves calls for deep exploration - MyAJC

google caving - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 04:13

MyAJC

In France's Dordogne region, a land of castles and caves calls for deep exploration
MyAJC
In France's Dordogne region, a land of castles and caves calls for deep exploration ... Chateaus astraddle vertiginous, cave-pocked limestone cliffs attempted to outdo one another in the beauty and extent of their gardens. ... an hour to the east ...

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In France's Dordogne region, a land of castles and caves calls for deep exploration - MyPalmBeachPost

google caving - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 04:00

In France's Dordogne region, a land of castles and caves calls for deep exploration
MyPalmBeachPost
In France's Dordogne region, a land of castles and caves calls for deep exploration .... A slightly longer trek just over an hour to the east through countryside unpopulated but for a few farm villages of a half-dozen stone houses brought us to the ...

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Entrée Resources Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - Markets Insider

google caving - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 18:55

Entrée Resources Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results
Markets Insider
Rio Tinto is managing the construction of Lift 1 of the Hugo North underground block cave on both the Oyu Tolgoi mining license and the Entrée/Oyu Tolgoi joint venture property. ... reserves and resources and metallurgical recoveries; the size, grade ...

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Heron Purchases Long Lead Items for the Woodlawn Project - Nasdaq

google caving - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 16:04

Heron Purchases Long Lead Items for the Woodlawn Project
Nasdaq
The processing facility will have a rated throughput capacity of 1.5 Mtpa when treating the reclaimed tailings ore and 1.0Mtpa when treating underground ore. ... especially title to undeveloped properties, the inherent risks involved in the exploration ...

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Heron Purchases Long Lead Items for the Woodlawn Project ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

google caving - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 16:03

Heron Purchases Long Lead Items for the Woodlawn Project ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Sydney, Australia, Aug. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heron Resources Limited (ASX:HRR TSX:HER, “Heron” or the “Company”) is pleased to advise that it ...

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Entrée Resources Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - PR Newswire (press release)

google caving - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:02

Entrée Resources Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results
PR Newswire (press release)
Rio Tinto is managing the construction of Lift 1 of the Hugo North underground block cave on both the Oyu Tolgoi mining license and the Entrée/Oyu Tolgoi joint venture property. ... reserves and resources and metallurgical recoveries; the size, grade ...

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In France's Dordogne region, a land of castles and caves calls for deep exploration - National Post

google caving - Mon, 08/14/2017 - 06:03

National Post

In France's Dordogne region, a land of castles and caves calls for deep exploration
National Post
The adventurous can rent canoes to paddle down one of the more spectacular river passages in the world, with a half-dozen castles looming on hilltops high above and caves inhabited since prehistory poking into the cliffs cantilevered over the water ...

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Explorers brave Twin Cities underground - Washington Times

google caving - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 23:11

Explorers brave Twin Cities underground
Washington Times
Just like their Wild West counterparts, the urban exploring community is a territorial, gritty bunch with often conflicting claims to the tunnels and caves that permeate the Twin Cities. This territorial attitude has kept the 70-mile-long Labyrinth ...

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