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Association of Mexican Cave Studies newsletter

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Association of Mexican Cave Studies newsletter
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Association of Mexican Cave Studies Newsletter (1965-1977)
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Association for Mexican Cave Studies
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Association for Mexican Cave Studies
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Regional Speleology ( local )
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Contents: Trip Reports -- The Exploration of Sotano de la Joya de Salan -- Additions to Membership List.
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Open Access - Permission by Publisher
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Vol. 1, no. 6 (1965)
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See Extended description for more information.

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51cycleshapedroGIIloDav1d#be1qthedODqUioklye11m;Jnatedthesepassages.8DCItOUlMiasl1ghtlylargerpaeaageaCroBetheleugtboftheroomoItwas observedthatinsomeplacedthewallawerecb1ppedaDdbea'tenas1ttilecavebadbeenfioodedviolentlyatt1mesoThechoseDtubularpassageextendedDearlyahundredteetbutendedinadirtrul.slotsintilefloorledtotheonlytormat101lroom1nthecaveItwasdecidedthatOriOllsbouldSofirstonthebasisthathebadbetterluckthaDDavidropehungovera fiowstcme tormat1ODandtelltreetor54teettoa fio1rstonebank25teetabove a deeplakeAtfustappearancethelakeoneredtheonlyroute"OrionwadedaDdSW8IIthroughthewateronlytohaveDavidt1Ddan upperroutethroughthetormatlons0Aroughlyellipticalshapedroomwas eDcounteredwithacreviceandnumerousholesinthefloor.st1'a1ghtaheadDavidfoundadomepitinwb1chrooksseemedtotalltoreveroPollow1ng'the1D1.tial 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observedthatinsomeplacedthewallawerecb1ppedaDdbea'tenas1ttilecavebadbeenfioodedviolentlyatt1mesoThechoseDtubularpassageextendedDearlyahundredteetbutendedinadirtt1ll.slotsintilefloorledtotheonlytormat101lroom1nthecaveItwasdecidedthatOriOllsbouldSofirstonthebasisthathebadbetterluckthaDDavidropehungovera fiowstcme tormat1ODandtelltreetor54teettoafio1rstonebank25teetaboveadeeplakeAtfustappearancethelakeoneredtheonlyroute"OrionwadedaDdSW8IIthroughthewateronlytohaveDavidt1Ddanupperroutethroughthetormatlons0Aroughlyellipticalshapedroomwas eDcounteredwithacreviceandnumerousholesinthefloor.st1'a1ghtaheadDavidfoundadomepitinwb1chrooksseemedtotalltoreveroPollow1ng'the1D1.tiale.xc1temeJlt,.JohDreturnedtoOdlptora'SOtootlengthotroper.Arterseveralm1DutesCODsiderationDaviddUb10us17decidedtoexplorethepitasOr1onandJohnbeckledhimabouttheropebeingtooshort0Davidrappelledtoaledge60teetbelowwheretherope181ina huea 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58theMexicanswhopulledourgearouttheentrancewewereabletoleavetbecave76hoursafterentry0When1#heropesweremeasurec:l.thelastbigdl"Opwasfoundtobe2'1teetmak1ngthedCllDepitabout280tteetIt.uteI'obta1n1DgretrescosfromthestoreaDdeat1Dgagoodmeal_wesackedouttorsomemuch neededrest.,Itwasexh1l1rat1Dgtobreathgood mountainairaga1AoWeawokethe:nextdaystUtandsore,butwedecidedtoh1kearoundthevalleytorawhile0Alargekarstareawas.foundandtwocaveschecked.Wealsoladan1nterest1Dgcanversat10Dwiththeschoolteacherabouthi.studentsandhowtheschoolwasoperated.,Thenextmom1Dg.wewereOIlourwaybacktoJaumavebys1-th1rt:r0WereachedhaltwaymaI'kandthetoporthemountainwithnodUt1culty.Afterlunchitwasdecidedtowalkonaheadbecauseoftheburrosslowpace(t'!'helongslopedownthemounta.1n seemedneverend1Dgandthedeserthadtobecrossedat2o'clock1ntheafternoon!)ItwaswiththelastorourenergythatwereachedJaumaveandcollapsedintheRioOuaya1e3o.Afteraquartotwatera1tdtourcokesapiece,webegantoteelbetter.WhentheburrosarrivedtwohourslaterwepackedourthiDgs111Orion'scarandletttorAust1n()AdditionstoMembershipList550560510580AndersonlEric517LomaV1sta!'empe.Arizona85281AndersOll,Richard49IllbbardAveItRedBank,II0J"Andrews,M.1015Creek Rd.lexington,ICyu:Barr,'1'boJDasC.,s;otZoology,tJn1v.)ofKyo,Lex1rag1;on,KentuckyBeach,RayZ'(828acraentosanPrancisoo,Calif
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