Exploratory Projects Past and Present:
The exploratory projects that I involve myself with, seek to answer questions that industries, scholars, and communities find important with regard to how different geological, hydrological, and biological factors impact present and future environments. The effects on nature can be studied on all levels that influence human behavior, which is why some of my interests resonate from ancient anthropological culture.
I mean….we only had McDonalds for around a relative second or two when we measure the time that humans have existed to the age of the planet.
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After over 30 years of restricted access, divers pushed into some of the most significant submerged passage Mexico.
The Grand Canyon holds some of the most fascinating cave systems in the world.
The return to the most intense cave diving expedition in project caving history.
A re-Survey in the Chandelier Maze in Lechuguilla Cave, New Mexico.
The re-discovery of Nita NjiJou has been identified and re-confirmed for future exploration and survey. This cave has a high probibility of connecting into Sistema Huautla. PHOTO BY: Chris Higgins.
One of the deepest caves in the world continues to expand its length and depth with every expedition visit.
Ancient Central American artifact identification and Re-Survey.
The Discovery of Liberty cave was made by members of the Southern Nevada Grotto. This high altitude cave has been surveyed to a length of over 500ft.
at over 1200ft deep this is one of the deepest alpine caves in the united states. On-going dive operations have been pushing through the 38 degree waters with passage that keeps going.
The expedition pushing Sistema Huautla has been exploring and discovering new passages for over 40 years with no end in site.
A TAG cave thought to be a short passage has continued for a substantial length beyond the sump.
The lost connection into the Rio Camuy Cave System in Puerto Rico has been located through Cueva Falso Tributario
The Discovery of a new mineral and 12 other rare minerals inside of a active volcano cave in the highest point in Costa Rica. The entrance was raining Sulfuric Acid.
a multi mile cave that is accessed with kayaking through the lakes within the cave, has a mysterious watercourse. Dive operations were set up to push into the sump to survey and continue exploration. PHOTO BY: CHRIS ANDERSON
A dive operation in the Binkley cave system that had a tragic ending.
Binkley Cave system bone discovery.