Files Report for April Ė June, 2009
Andy Free sent an improved location for a FS cave in Pulaski County.
Josh Brewer sent in several Ben Miller maps (Josh finished
the drafting on them): Flower Pot Cave and
Little Ginger Blue Cave from McDonald County ,
and Cricket Cave
, Taney County .
Ben sent in a map of Crescent
Cave, Stone County.
Ben also sent in, a while back, maps of Big
Cave and Thistle
Cave, Boone County;
Creekside Cave in Barry County;
#2 and Notched Bluff
Cave in Crawford County,
and Old Soldiers
Cave in Taney County.
Chad McCain sent in GPS coordinates for a couple of known
caves in Reynolds
County. We can always use
GPS coordinates, folks, these help our data integrity.
Bill Elliott sent in a location for a secondary entrance to Ralphord (or Rutherford) Cave in Boone County .
Philip Moss sent a location correction for a cave in Perry County.
Jon Beard sent in a map and report on Cox
Cave, Lawrence County.
Jon also sent a note about a couple of caves in Dade County that needed
removing from the files, so to speak. In fact, they werenít even in Dade County,
they safely ensconced in Greene County
where they also had cave names and numbers. So Dade lost a coupleÖ
Mick Sutton sent in several location improvements on MTNF
Mick sent in a lengthy history of cave radium mining in Barry County . This is a neat compilation of the history of several
failed ventures to excavate caves for their radioactive material, most of which
was emanating from the Chattanooga
Randy Long sent a nice report on a forest service cave in Pulaski County . Randy also sent in a new cave location, photo, and report
from Ripley County, which now has all
of 13 caves (note that the Current and Little Black Rivers flow through the county!)
Randy also sent in a new cave location from Crawford County.
This is a reasonably sized cave with one large entrance and at least one other.
More proof that they are still out there (like you needed more proof).
Rhonda Rimer of MDC sent a nice report on Trantham Cave, Oregon County.
I got kinda behind this summer
with way too much bureaucratic paperwork so if you sent something in and donít
see it here, well, Iím working even as I write and Iíll get to it as soon as
1606 Luce St .