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date: 16. November 2017 - 18. November 2017 | country: Belgium
The workshop took place in Han sur Lesse from 16 to 18 November 2017. 70 managers, show cave operators and technicians from nearly 15 countries attended the workshop. The meeting was opened by the Cave Lighting team and by the Domain of the Caves of Han (Domaine des Grottes de Han). The objective of the workshop was to inform on new illumination strategies for underground objects, show caves and mines under different aspects.The topic of the workshop, “A New Era of Illumination”, not only includes the reduction of energy costs through LED technology. It also implies the improvement of management strategies for show caves as well as a creative design of the object, especially since show caves are among the most popular tourist attractions.

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date: 06. November 2016 - 13. November 2016 | country: Oman
Oman is privileged to host the forthcoming ISCA Conference during 6th – 12th November 2016. We are excited to have all ISCA members attending this important gathering, and to experience the charm of the country and its warm hospitality. It will be a platform for networking and exchanging ideas and learning from each other.

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date: 17. October 2015 - 24. October 2015 | country: Austria, Germany
ISCA Meeting is planned to be held in Germany and Austria in autumn this year. Detailed information is in the files to download.

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date: 04. November 2012 - 10. November 2012 | country: Greece, Turkey
The meeting programme includes three days in Greece and three days in Turkey. Altogether with transports it is 7 days, plus 2 days for arrival and departure. The organizers - Greece: Perama Cave of Ioannina under the support of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Ephory of Paleoanthropology-Speleology, South Greece. Turkey: Dim Cave, Turkey.

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date: 12. October 2008 - 19. October 2008 | country: France
Show caves and prehistoric art

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date: 13. August 2007 - 18. August 2007 | country: Sweden

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date: 14. September 2004 - 21. September 2004 | country: Italy
30th anniversary of opening to the public

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date: 25. October 2001 - 28. October 2001 | country: Italy
New technologies in promotion and management of show caves

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date: 20. October 2000 - 24. October 2000 | country: China
Protection and restoration of show caves

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date: 14. October 1996 - 20. October 1996 | country: Hungary

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date: 07. October 1992 - 13. October 1992 | country: France

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date: 03. November 1989 - 05. November 1989 | country: Italy

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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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