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The Explorer 2001

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January Explorer
January, 2001

Cover: Actun Tunichil Muknal, Belize, Central America. Photo by Holley Moyes. This Issue: Carbide Calendar, 601st Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, News/Notes/Announcements, Superheroes, Spatial Analysis of an Ancient Cave Site, The Bat (poem).

February Explorer
February, 2001

Cover: Margie and Vance Nelson ponder the way ahead during a recent grotto trip to visit the Zanja. Photo by Bern Szukalski. This Issue: Carbide Calendar, 602nd Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, News/Notes/Announcements, Recent Trip and Events, Journey Into Amazing Caves, 2001: The IMAX Odyssey.

March Explorer
March, 2001

Cover: Handprints in Handprint Cave, Belize, C.A. Photo by David Larson. This Issue: Carbide Calendar, 603rd Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 604th Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, News/Notes/Announcements, Recent Trip and Events, Belize 2000 Part 1, Last Call For Dues.

April Explorer
April, 2001

Cover: Martha Miller at the top of 700+ foot deep Stupendous Pit in the Sierras. Photo by John Woods. This Issue: Carbide Calendar, 605th Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, News/Notes/Announcements, Stupendous Pit, Belize 2000 Part 2, Journey Into Amazing Caves - A Review.

May Explorer
May 2001

Cover: Tom Gilleland at the entrance to the newly discovered Mosquito Morgue Cave, Mojave National Preserve. Photo by Bern Szukalski. This Issue: Carbide Calendar, 606th Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, News/Notes/Announcements, New Discoveries in Mojave National Preserve, Mosquito Morgue map, Belize 2000 Part 3.

June Explorer
June, 2001

Cover: A Zoque villager holds a basket of cave-adapted fish, harvested during La Pesca De La Sardina at Cueva de Villa Luz. Photo by Louise Hose. This Issue: Carbide Calendar, 607th Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, News/Notes/Announcements, La Pesca de la Sardina - 2001, Belize 2000 Part 4.

July Explorer
July, 2001

Cover: Anita Pugh poses alongside a stalagmite in Tennessee’s Blue Spring Cave. Photo by Bern Szukalski. This Issue: Carbide Calendar, 608th Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, News/Notes/Announcements, In Memory Of Lillian Casler, Just A Casual Trip in Blue Spring Cave.

August Explorer
August, 2001

Cover: Range of Light, Realms of Darkness. Original artwork by John Woods. This Issue: Carbide Calendar, 2001 Southern California Grotto Membership and Mailing List.

September Explorer
September, 2001

Cover: Bern Szukalski pops out of one of the caves in the Holey Lands. Photo by Bob Richards. This Issue: Carbide Calendar, 609th Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 610th Executive Committee Meeting MinutesNews/Notes/Announcements, A Survivor Story - My Perspective From Blue Spring Cave, The Survey of Mahiehie Cave and Other Finds, Mahiehie Cave Map.

October Explorer
October, 2001

Cover: Predjama Castle and Predjama Cave, one of the premier show caves in Slovenia. Photo by Bern Szukalski. This Issue: Carbide Calendar, 611th Executive Committee Meeting MinutesNews/Notes/Announcements, A Journey to the True Karst, The Grotto, The Grotto Map, Hidden Canyon Cave Map, When to Call for a Cave Rescue.

November Explorer
November, 2001

Cover: Dell Quick peers into one of the entrances to Toni Rowe's Cave, a newly mapped cave in San Bernardino County. Photo by Bern Szukalski. This Issue: Carbide Calendar, 612th Executive Committee Meeting MinutesNews/Notes/Announcements, C13 North Cave, Pisgah, C13 North Cave Map, Toni Rowe's Cave, Toni Rowe's Cave Map.

December Explorer
December, 2001

Cover: The ultimate holiday gift for that favorite caver. Original artwork by John Woods. This Issue: Carbide Calendar, 613th Executive Committee Meeting MinutesNews/Notes/Announcements, The Search for Redrock Canyon - A Lost Shangri-La, From The Explorer Archives - Devil's Hole, Oh Where Is Kokoweef's Gold?, 2002 Dues Form.