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 ====== Latest News & Updates ====== ====== Latest News & Updates ======
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 +** 01 Jul 2020 ** - Following the lengthy lockdown we are pleased to announce the resumption of online sales of [[for_sale#​somerset_underground_-_volume_1|Somerset Underground Volume One]] and all other publications.
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 +** 18 Jun 2020 ** - We are pleased to announce that the advances for Volume Two of Somerset Underground 2 have safely arrived, with the main shipment anticipated to appear towards the end of July. Priced at a mere £10, this stitched, flexibound, full-colour production comprises 261 pages and contains details of 600 natural caves, mines, sinks, risings, springs, holy wells and artificial underground sites in West Mendip, Burrington and North Mendip. ​
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 +** 23 May 2020 ** - The MCRA [[https://​www.mcra.org.uk/​logbooks|logbooks collection]] is now back online, with a new look and additional features including search and full screen slideshow.
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 +** 11 May 2020 ** - After many satisfying years with BCA Web Services the website hosting is being transferred. This has caused the Logbook viewer to be temporarily off-line. It will be replaced in a few days with a new and improved version. ​
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 +** 1 May 2020 ** - Added a new and improved search and view screen to the [[https://​bib.mcra.org.uk/​refs/​viewer|Mendip Cave Bibliography]]
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 +** 29 Mar 2020 ** - 31 [[surveys#​Portland Cave Surveys|Portland Cave Surveys]] added to the download archive.
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 +** 23 Mar 2020 ** - Unfortunately due to the current Covid 19 shutdown we are unable to process any sales. Please bear with us and hopefully the situation will improve soon. 
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 ** 8 Mar 2020 ** - Many thanks to those who attended last night'​s launch of [[for_sale#​somerset_underground_-_volume_1|Somerset Underground Volume One]]. It was a very successful night and it's always good to see the Hunters'​ packed out. ** 8 Mar 2020 ** - Many thanks to those who attended last night'​s launch of [[for_sale#​somerset_underground_-_volume_1|Somerset Underground Volume One]]. It was a very successful night and it's always good to see the Hunters'​ packed out.
  
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 The Mendip Cave Registry and Archive (MCRA) is a constantly expanding resource of data for cavers and those interested in the subterranean world. The Mendip Cave Registry and Archive (MCRA) is a constantly expanding resource of data for cavers and those interested in the subterranean world.
  
-The information collated by the MCRA relates primarily to caves and mines in the area of Bristol, Somerset, Bath and Wiltshire.+The information collated by the MCRA relates primarily to caves and mines in the area of Bristol, Somerset, BathWiltshire ​and Dorset.
  
 This website provides access to electronic versions of the Cave Registry, the Bibliography and a growing collection of material in the Archive including photographs,​ films and logbooks. This website provides access to electronic versions of the Cave Registry, the Bibliography and a growing collection of material in the Archive including photographs,​ films and logbooks.
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 ==== Cave Registry ==== ==== Cave Registry ====
  
-The Registry aims to systematically collect, record and publish ​of information relating to the caves and stone mines of Bristol, Somerset ​and Wiltshire. ​The register ​currently contains well over 2,000 entries comprising individual sites and alternative names for known sites.+The Registry aims to systematically collect, record and publish ​useful ​information relating to the caves and stone mines of Bristol, SomersetWiltshire ​and DorsetIt currently contains well over 2,000 entries comprising individual sites and alternative names for known sites.
  
 Search the full registry online using the [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​registry|MCRA Registry Search]]. Search the full registry online using the [[http://​www.mcra.org.uk/​registry|MCRA Registry Search]].
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 ==== Bibliography ==== ==== Bibliography ====
  
-The Mendip Cave Bibliography provides a list of references relating to each cave or cave related topic that have been printed in caving publications or newspapers. This on-line edition includes ​31,057 entries from 883 AD to 2013 AD.+The Mendip Cave Bibliography provides a list of references relating to each cave or cave related topic that have been printed in caving publications or newspapers. This on-line edition includes ​over 30,000 entries from 883 AD to present.
  
-New: Search the full bibliography online with the [[bibliography:start|Mendip Cave Bibliography Search]]+New: Search the full bibliography online with the [[https://​bib.mcra.org.uk/​refs/​viewer|Mendip Cave Bibliography Search]]
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-==== Articles ====+==== Articles ​& Books ====
  
-This section ​is designed to carry articles ​of spelaeological interest+This section ​carries publications ​of spelaeological interest
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 ==== Archaeology ==== ==== Archaeology ====
  
-This section contains ​links and downloads pertaining to caves of archaeological interest.+Contains ​links and downloads pertaining to caves of archaeological interest.
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 ==== Geology ==== ==== Geology ====
  
-This section contains links and downloads pertaining to the geology of the Mendip Hills and the surrounding region.+Links and downloads pertaining to the geology of the Mendip Hills and the surrounding region.
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 ==== For Sale ==== ==== For Sale ====
  
-A list of books that the MCRA has for sale. [[For Sale]]+Mendip Underground 4th edition (5th has sold out), Somerset Underground (Vol.1), Mines and Minerals ​of the Mendip Hills, Earth Colours & Mendip - Its Swallet Caves and Rock Shelters: all the books that the MCRA has [[For Sale]]
  
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 ==== MENDIP UNDERGROUND 5 ==== ==== MENDIP UNDERGROUND 5 ====
  
-[[for_sale#​mendip_underground_5|More info!]]+[[for_sale#​mendip_underground_5|More info!]] ​Has sold out.
  
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