Thrupe Lite Jester

THRUPE LITE EXTRA

Meghalaya 2006
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Thrupe Lite Jester



An International Team of cavers (including some from Mendip, otherwise it wouldn't get mentioned here) spent most of February In Meghalaya, NE India.   They discovered almost 15½ Km of new cave passage.   In particular, they forced a tight, low Mendip-style passage (a 400m crawl) to link the Krem Um Im/Liat Prah system to Krem Labbit (Khaidong) to produce the longest known cave in India (Over 22Km).

Meghalaya 2006: Camp on the Shnongrim Ridge (Annie Audsley)
(Photograph: Annie Audsley, Feb-2006 )
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The Expedition Camp on the Shnongrim Ridge
Meghalaya 2006: Drying caving kit (Annie Audsley)
(Photograph: Annie Audsley, Feb-2006 )
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Kit drying after an unseasonal rainstorm
(JRat on the right)
 
Meghalaya 2006: Outside the entrance to Krem Labbit (Khaidong) (Annie Audsley)
(Photograph: Annie Audsley, Feb-2006 )
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Henry Rockliff (SUSS), Des McNally and Imogen Furlong (SUSS) outside the entrance to Krem Labbit (Khaidong)
Meghalaya 2006: Dereck Pettighio in squeeze (Annie Audsley)
(Photograph: Annie Audsley, Feb-2006 )
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Dereck Pettighio (GSG) In a squeeze connecting Krem Chuni to Krem Labbit.

Last modified:   23-Jun-2007