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by GORDON TILLY

BRADFORD POTHOLE CLUB BULLETIN  Vol 5. No.2.

Contains a summary of the recent finds in the Craven Area.  This lists 29 different sires including Mongo Gill Hole which has now been connected with Stump Cross Cavern and Southerscales Pot, Chapel le Dale which is given length of 4,000ft. and connects with Great Douk Cave via a 45ft. sump.

For those interested in climbing there is an account of the second ascent of Trolldind Wall, Norway and also an attack on Lowfell Buttress.

There is also a technical article on the manufacture of carbide by G.P. Benn which may be of interest to members.

N.C.G. Newsletter No. 62 & 63. Nov. and Dec. ’67 and Jan. 68.

These two publications contain miscellaneous information concerning the N.C.G.

THE JOURNAL OF LONDON UNIVERSITY CAVING CLUBS.  No.5  Jan 1968.

A well produced journal containing articles as “Some observations on Helictites” by P.W. Francis and a description of the O.F.D. II Clay Series complete with a survey.

NORTHERN PENNINE CLUB NEWSLETTER No.24.  Dec ’67.

This edition deals mainly with the N.P.C. experience in Norway last year.  Also details of their new committee.

M.N.R.C. Caving Publication.  Vol.1. No 4/5.

The most interesting item in this bulletin is an article on The Results of a Map Dowsing Survey relating to Lamb Leer by P.A.E. Stewart.

S.V.C.C. Newsletter.  Dec. ’67 & Jan. ‘67

List of trips carried out by the S.V.C.C. and A.G.M.

THE TRANSCATIONS OF THE CAVE RESEARCH GROUP.  Vol.10. No. 1.  Jan ’68.

“ Pleistocene Bone Caves with special reference to the Mendip, Somerset.”  by E.K. Tratman.  “Features of Cavern development in Central Mendip.” by Derek Ford.  Report of the Leeds University P.E. Dept. Expedition to some caves on the Djurdjuru Mountains, Algeria, July 1966? by Alistair J. Milner.  Some examples from the South Hars Region of Cavern Formation in Gypsum by Eric Hensler.