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Postby Ernie Coffman » Sep 8, 2012 9:06 am

Wisconsin cavers, like Gary Soule and others, have found that two caves have actually been connected after digging for quite some time. http://www.jsonline.com/news/wisconsin/ ... 89866.html :clap:
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Re: Wisconsin cavers connect two caves, after...

Postby BrianFrank » Sep 8, 2012 5:09 pm

Conratulations!

In the article it says "They continue to look for more caves using a device that can detect anomalies in the rock". Does anyone know what device they are speaking of? Would this device help in TAG or other parts of the world to find caves?
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Re: Wisconsin cavers connect two caves, after...

Postby NZcaver » Sep 8, 2012 6:44 pm

Just a guess, but it sounds like they're referring to Ground Penetrating Radar...
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Re: Wisconsin cavers connect two caves, after...

Postby hewhocaves » Sep 10, 2012 12:11 pm

"They continue to look for more caves using a device that can detect anomalies in the rock"

In other words... a shovel. :laughing:
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Re: Wisconsin cavers connect two caves, after...

Postby BrianFrank » Sep 10, 2012 2:51 pm

hewhocaves wrote:"They continue to look for more caves using a device that can detect anomalies in the rock"

In other words... a shovel. :laughing:

OK, that makes sense as I have used one of these devices before, many years ago. But, I stopped using it as I honestly just didn't like the effort this device required for the results I wanted from it :wink:
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Re: Wisconsin cavers connect two caves, after...

Postby Cavernuke » Sep 14, 2012 8:41 pm

Actually, we used an electric resistivity study to look for anomalies. There a couple of areas that look very promising, but until I've seen an actual room, I will not vouch for the accuracy.
Also, the statement "...continue to look for more caves using a device that can detect anomalies in the rock" isn't quite correct. We did it only once.

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