Cave Files Report for September – December 2016
Missouri Speleological Survey
Cave Files Report for September – December 2016
Busy as always with lots of contributions from all over.
Jon Beard sent:
-Map of Twelve Barrel Cave in Christian County
-A bunch of Christian County corrections and new caves
-Map of Genesic Dome Cave on MTNF in Christian County
-Beautiful map of Crystal Caverns in Barry County, all 2944 feet of it. The survey was begun way back in 1999 by bob Taylor and Jon finished it up.
-Fifteen or so replacement and new records, including five new caves in Polk County (courtesy of Richard Thompson).
-Five new and one modified record from Barton County which is close to Kansas.
-Map of Patton Branch Cave in Barton County
-Map of Hall Branch Cave, Greene County
Michael Bradford sent:
-LiDAR maps relative to Chad McCain’s project in Ste. Gen county.
Shelly Colatskie of MDC sent:
-Several faunal records
Jim Cooley sent:
-Map(s) of Pin Oak Cave in Lake Ozarks State Park.
-New related records of reports and faunal observations from a variety of caves.
-Map of Piney Creek Keyhole Cave in Barry County.
-Map of Lime Kiln Hollow Cave in Oregon County.
-New caves from Hickory and Oregon Counties plus a revised record.
-Map of Knobby Creek Cave, Benton County
-Map of Cave Spring Shelter, Shannon County.
-Map of Jacks Cave, Ripley County.
-And more modified, related, and faunal records.
Artur Gitzen of Frankfurt/Main, Germany sent:
- Information on cave species from a few caves in Ste. Gen and Jefferson County.
Ken Grush sent:
-About 400 new related reports and faunal records from a variety of sources.
-New maps table with 5088 records.
-And more related records from Perryville.
-And another sixty-six new faunal records from old information
-A variety of other items for the database.
Paul Hauck sent:
-Copies of survey notes and a trip report from Crevice Cave.
Scott House added:
-Photos of a few Perryville caves.
-Bunch of data fixes
-Revised map of Natural Bridge Tunnel in Ozark County.
-Faunal records from a number of caves (going back through old survey books).
-Maps of Legion Caves and Schafer Caves in Perryville.
-Newly redrafted maps of three caves in Ozark Riverways.
Ed Klausner & Mark Jones sent:
-A fat envelope with postcards from Missouri caves, including some nice ones of Round Spring Caverns. Ken Grush digitized them for our files.
Dan Lamping sent:
-A revised map of Centennial Falls Cave in Shannon County.
-New faunal records and trip reports
-Very nice new map of Ralphord Cave, Boone County.
-Report, faunal records, and monitoring record for a trip to SH Cave, Shannon County.
-Survey data file for Banker Hollow Cave, Shannon County.
Mike Leer of MMV sent:
-Bio and monitoring report for a St. Louis County cave.
Chris Lewis sent:
-Nice satellite overlay of Allie Spring Cave and Mill Creek Cave in Pulaski County, based on map data being accumulated.
-A very nice overlay product of Garrison #2 Cave; in which the thing “runs” in HTML and you can “transparentize” the aerial view to look “under” at the cave map. Cool.
Joe Light sent:
-Reports on Lone Hill Onyx Cave.
Alex Litsch sent:
-Data and map on a new cave on MTNF land in Callaway County.
-Bio reports (including photographs) on a Phelps County cave.
Chad McCain sent in:
-Lots of new information on Esoteric Cave in Ste. Genevieve County.
-Walls project file for the same cave system.
-Reports on trips into Esoteric Cave
-Updates on files on several Shannon County caves on Pioneer Forest.
-Database reports on a bunch of new caves along the Katy Trail in Boone County, plus new caves from a couple of other counties.
-Maps of Fallen Giant Cave and Pigs Ankle Cave both on MTNF land in Ripley County.
-New cave report for Perry County.
-Report on Kohms Cave, Ste. Genevieve County
-Maps of Salamander Cave, Breakdown Cave, Stacked Cave, and Hideout Cave all in Howell County, on MTNF land.
-Map of Eagle Bluff Cave in Boone County.
-Map of Railroad Cave, Wayne County, on MTNF land.
-Map of Piney Creek Cave, Barry County, on MTNF.
-Reports on five caves in Ste. Genevieve County, four of them new.
-Related records on trips to various SGE caves. All import nicely into the database.
Ben Miller sent:
-Maps of Cave Trail and Cougar Caves, McDonald County.
-Maps of Woodroof Cave and Two View Cave, MDD
-Descriptions of two of the above…
-Map of Yarnell Branch Cave and Goat Man Cave, both in McDonald County.
Rhonda Rimer of MDC sent:
-Location and report on a new cave in Greene County.
Jo Schaper sent:
-Informative article from a Facebook page posting reprinting an older article on Radium Cave in Barry County.
Mick Sutton sent:
-Description of Great Scott Cave biology.
-Additional new species for the species table.
-Map of a Crawford County cave on MTNF.
-A bunch of new bio records and bio descriptions.
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