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International Conference: Integrated Use and Protection of Underground Spaces - Kungur, Russia - extended deadline

Organizing committee informs about extension of deadline for registration and presentation of materials up to March 31, 2014. As of March 1, are registered already more than hundred participants from 12 countries, including England, Bermudas, Italy, Kazakstan, China, Korea, Russia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine and Czechia. As visiting reporters will be president of union of international speleologists Kyung Sik Woo, President of International Show Caves Association David Summers and chairman of Balkan union of speleologists Aleksey Zhalov. Registered participants submitted the proposal to organize working groups during conference for solution of problems of caves protection, creation of Russian union of speleologists and entering into cooperation with international speleological community. By the time of the conference will be prepared a collection of memories, dedicated to V.S. Lukin's 100th birthday anniversary. As part of the conference is also planned ceremonial opening of А.Т. Khlebnikov’s monument and memorable board in V.S. Lukin's grotto.

Participants wishing to take part in proceedings of the conference, should send the filled in registration form up to March 31, 2014.

Before the beginning of the conference is planned publication of abstracts collection. Comprehensive texts of the reports will be published separately (in conference source book). For registration requirements and paper submission guidelines please visit:

http://www.mi-perm.ru/information/conference/icecave The third circular with the conference program will be sent to conference registrant not later than May 1, 2014.

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added: 28. March 2014 | author: Kadebskaya Olga | views: 2198


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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