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 The Battle of
 El Mazuco

Expedition log, Summer 1973

BUSS in La Hermida, 1973 (click for larger)

BUSS in La Hermida, 1973 (click for larger)

Members of Speleogroup traveled to Spain as part of the the Birmingham University Speleological Society (BUSS) and Oxford University Cave Club (OUCC) expeditions.

Currently no logbook for this expedition has been located; however, the expedition reports of the two expeditions, OmniBUSS 5 » and OUCC Report 1973 », are now available online.

In the picture (Birmingham University Speleological Society, La Hermida, 1973), from left to right:

  Gordon Petrides
  Martin Neal
  Mike Cowlishaw
  Mike Weeks
  Zareh Balekjan
  Andy Hall
  Peter John
  Bob Daunton

August 28 –
September 26
La Hermida Gorge and surrounding areas
Details in OmniBUSS 5 » and OUCC Report 1973 ».
See also Cueva de Fair Share.

Personnel: Bill Collis (OUCC) & Mike Cowlishaw (BUSS).

Expeditions to the Picos de Europa and elsewhere since 1973.
Please e-mail Mike Cowlishaw ( or Bill Collis (
if you have any corrections, suggestions, etc.   See also the SpeleoTrove speleology section ».
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This page was last edited on 2016-09-19 by mfc.