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Brazilian congress of Speleology 2017 Caving congress in Brazil

The Brazilian Society of Speleology (SBE) and Sociedade Excursionista & Espeleológica (SEE) are holding the  34th Brazilian Congress of Speleology (34º CBE), the biggest caving event in Brazil . It  will take place from 13 to 18  June  2017 , in the Metallurgic Park – Center of Arts and Conventions at the Federal University of Ouro Preto (UFOP), in Ouro Preto MG. check their website : contact  :

Caving expedition in Kyrgyzstan !

The Fund for the   Preservation and Exploration of Caves (FPEC) offer   cavers the opportunity to take part   project on caving research in almost   non-explored caves in Kyrgyzstan. In Kyrgyzstan   , the caving potential is huge. Almost all prospective regions are poorly explored or unexplored at all. Cave systems which were discovered previously require further exploration. In connection with this we think that the co-operation with colleagues from other countries with the aim to make joint researches in Kyrgyzstan may bring good results.   This year we are planning researches in the perspective regions of the Turkestan Range located in the south-west of Kyrgyzstan and associated with the Pamir-Alai Mountain system.             For the time being those regions are insufficiently explored and that provides good opportunity for the wide search of caves.    Besides, there is an ancient cave-mine having the known length of tunnels of about 6000 m. The further researc