County shut researchers out of two 'live' caves

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County shut researchers out of two 'live' caves

Postby NZcaver » Jan 31, 2007 3:48 pm

County shut researchers out of two 'live' caves
By Dan Sorenson, Arizona Daily Star
Published: 1/31/2007

Scientists have been locked out of two "live" caves on public land east of Tucson for more than two years, threatening their work and the gathering of irreplaceable baseline data, according to scientists and cave experts familiar with La Tetera and Arkenstone caves.

Nearly three years after public announcement of La Tetera's discovery, Pima County officials say there are no plans to re-open the caves to scientists who want to continue their work and begin new studies.

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Postby Herman Miller » Feb 20, 2007 9:20 pm

thats just horrible, and to say it isnt revenge for sealing the cavers out.
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