Month in Review: November 2012’s Must Read News

November 30, 2012
A view inside South Africa's Cango Caves.

A view inside South Africa’s Cango Caves. Photo by Darren J Glanville/flickr

That’s right folks, it’s the end of November, and soon begins what promises to be the most festive month of the year.

Now, before we get in too much of a holiday mode, let’s review the top ten most popular news items on Caving News in the last 30 days.

This monthly look back gives you, our valued reader, a chance to see what other readers found interesting, and to allow you to catch anything important you may have missed.

So let’s delve right into November 2012’s top ten most popular articles of caving news, ordered by the number of views.

November’s Top 10 News Items

  1. Large Chamber Discovered in Brazil’s Santana Cave
    Members of the Pierre Martin Speleology Group (GPME) are celebrating the recent discovery of a large new chamber in Brazil’s Santana Cave.
  2. Peru Expedition Rewrites List of the World’s Highest Caves
    A recent expedition to Peru has completely re-written the list of the world’s highest caves.
  3. Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island’s Cave Believed Found
    After its location was lost to history, a cave, suspected to be the home of the ”Lone Woman of San Nicolas”, has been located.
  4. Caver Caught Under Rockfall Prompts Rescue
    Members of Yorkshire’s Cave Rescue Organisation were called to their 65th incident of the year after a caver was caught under a ‘substantial’ rockfall.
  5. Authorities Search for Body Reported in Colorado Cave
    Rescuers spent a few days searching for a body reportedly discovered in a “cave” near Denver, Colorado.
  6. Caver Rescued After Collapsing in Yorkshire Cave
    A 70-year-old caver had to be hauled out of Sell Gill Holes during a rescue by Yorkshire’s Cave Rescue Organisation.
  7. December 2012 NSS News Issue Preview
    We are quite excited to now offer previews of the upcoming NSS News issues.
  8. Tennessee’s Fall Creek Falls State Park Acquires Lost Creek Cave
    Tennessee’s Fall Creek Falls State Park recently added Lost Creek Cave to its long list of caves.
  9. Cuban Scientists Seek to Protect World’s Largest Stalagmite
    Cuban scientists recently put forward a document suggesting the designation of Cueva Martin Infierno (Martin Inferno Cave) as a protected area.
  10. Croatian Cave Expedition Visits Merapoh, Malaysia
    This past September, nine cavers from Croatia joined up with Malaysians from the Merapoh Nature Guides Association to look for caves in the Merapoh area of northern Pahang on the Malaysian peninsula.
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