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Re: Tittilating tuesday pictorial... ( now with NZC)

Hmmmm. I did a search for Chiselhurst Caves and technically this "cave" is not a cave at all. It is a chalk and flint mine that has been in use for 8,000 years with 20 miles of hand made passages dug. So it should be called a "mine" if you go by the standards set by the NSS (National Speleological Society) that say a cave is any natural void underground. This topic has come up at meetings where us cavers gather to talk about new caves being found and mapping them etc. We decided that to be a cave you have to be able to go in far enough that requires a light to see. Too many small "caves" were being registered in some states to try and beat out other states just for the bragging rights of having the most caves. LOL So people were claiming a new cave that was only like10 feet long. They are now called "shelters".
And so ends your geography lesson of the day. :)

----- Original Message ----- From: "Nech" <tytlane@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <zbird@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: "zeppelin" <zeppelin@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 3:43 PM
Subject: Re: Tittilating tuesday pictorial...

Why of course!
It was the Swan Song official UK Launch party Oct 31, 1974 in Chislehurst Caves, Kent, England

Attendees included, LZ, Bad Co. Pretty Things, Roy Harper , Maggie Bell, Alan Freeman, drunken Nuns, topless ladies with musical entertainment provided by Bob Kerr's Whooppee Band and John Chiltern's Feetwarmers with George Melty. A bizarre Halloween affair... Bebe Buell captured a pirated Jimmy for our keepsakes as well.

zbird@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

Wow you were not kidding Nech.. it is a cave! Now being an avid caver myself I can't help but wonder what cave they are in....any idea?