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The Obligations and Responsibilities of a Show Cave

updated: 17. June 2014

Address given by David Summers, president of the International Show Caves Association to the International conference devoted to the 100th Anniversary of Kungur Ice Cave Perm Region, Russia 27th May 2014

President's Newsletter #23

updated: 26. June 2013

Presidents Newsletter No.17

updated: 17. December 2012

Presidents Newsletter No.16

updated: 11. December 2012

Address delivered by David Summers at the ISCA CONFERENCE in GREECE

Presidents Newsletter No.15

updated: 11. December 2012

Giannis Zalavras Memorial Fund

Presidents Newsletter No.14

updated: 05. December 2012

A tragic news from Greece.

President's Newsletter No.10 - Greece/Turkey Second Circular_18th April 2012

updated: 30. April 2012

President's Newsletter No.9 - Board activities - Commissions

updated: 15. February 2012

The objective of this newsletter is to update members of ISCA about the recent activities of the ISCA Board of Directors.

President Newsletter #8_2012 ISCA Conference

updated: 01. February 2012

The planning of the ISCA Conference in Greece and Turkey is well underway, and this Newsletter will serve as the First Circular of the Conference. Conference 2012 promises to be spectacular, and we can all be grateful for the superb work being undertaken by our Greek and Turkish friends, in organizing this Conference.

President's Newsletter No.7

updated: 06. December 2010

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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 cozy 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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