Category: LUSS

Cowshead Cavern (in the news)

Cowshead Cavern (or Cueva de la Cabeza de Vaca) was discovered in 1986 by a L.U.S.S. / S.W.C.C. expedition. A small resurgence caves leads to some high level chambers and in one corner a calcited ‘cows’ skull was discovered. Fast forward a few years and the skull was extracted for analysis and research. It transpires…
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The times they are a changin’

by Howard Jones Brief history In the 1970’s LUSS were caving in Northern Spain, inland from Santander. They learned about a village where cheese was made and matured in caves. Nearby a resurgence cave fed a hydroelectricity scheme. Add in some high mountains in the vicinity and it was Xmas for cave explorers. Tresviso was…
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