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6th Spain Congress on Tourist Caves

Name:6th Spain Congress on Tourist Caves
Type of event:Other events
Date:18. October 2012 - 20. October 2012
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Town / City:Aguilar de Campoo




4º Congreso Español sobre Cuevas Turísticas
“Las Cuevas Turísticas como activos económicos: Conservación e Innovación”
Aguilar de Campoo (Palencia), 18, 19 y 20 de octubre de 2012


Con el fin de seguir avanzando en la consecución de los objetivos de ACTE y al mismo tiempo colaborar en el desarrollo y la modernización del sector, en el año 2012 se celebrará en la ciudad palentina de Aguilar de Campóo (Palencia) el 4º Congreso Español sobre Cuevas Turísticas CUEVATUR 2012, bajo el lema “Las Cuevas Turísticas como activos económicos: Conservación e Innovación”, que
especialmente abierto a los países de Iberoamérica y a Portugal, que junto con España han creado la Asociación de Cuevas Turísticas Iberoamericanas, actiba, volverá a ser punto de encuentro y foro de debate para el mundo del turismo subterráneo, sus gestores, investigadores, espeleólogos y cuantos se acercan a las cuevas turísticas.

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04. July 2018

Kungur Ice Cave - An invitation

"Pearl" of Russia. The current 2018 became significant for Russia. Holding the FIFA World Cup positively influenced economy of many regions of our country. Eleven cities of the Russian Federation accepting athletes and fans from around the world. Majority of them want not only to visit football matches, but also to get acquainted with nearby sights. Doesn't stand aside, the mislaid in Perm Krai, small and cosy city Kungur and the well-known Kungur Ice cave. Located in 300 km from Yekaterinburg, the city Kungur joined the cities-participants of the World Cup. From it tourists go to the Ice cave, having brought so various geography in visits statistics. It is possible indefinitely to list the countries residents which visited for these days the kingdom of eternal winter: Mexico, Peru, Australia, Spain, Lebanon, Brazil, China, USA, India, Denmark, Netherlands, Portugal, France … Foreign tourists and citizens of Russia, having visited the Kungur ice cave, often can't express that delight which covers them after the excursion on the fantastic underground world. What is surprising and unique in the Kungur Ice cave? In what it is one and only? First, in variety of forms of ice which are presented in the cave in more than 100 kinds. Secondly, an availability of long-term ices, which age is several hundreds of years, in spite of the fact that the cave is on an insignificant elevation mark. Thirdly, the cave length, it takes the fifth place on extent among caves of a plaster karst. Fourthly, there are several long and volume grottoes, that isn't characteristic of plaster caves. Fifthly, exotic contrast, during the summer period, from a heat in + 30 degrees outside to the subzero temperature of underground halls. This list of factors which characterize fantastic space can be listed infinitely, but as the popular Russian wisdom says "A picture is worth a thousand words". Welcome to the Kungur Ice cave!!! Ekaterina Noskova

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Cave Prehistory Resources

blogger: Darricau Joëlle
Dear Cave Prehistory fans, if you are interested in cave prehistory literature, feel free to search under this link: http://www.ifrao.com/robert-g-bednarik/r-g-bednarik-library/

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