Rio La Venta

Water in the desert: from 7/10 to 12/11/2001 the La Venta team explores the Cuatrociènegas valley, a mysterious karst area in northern Mexicoi .

Project: The specific aims of the expedition are the exploration of the blowing “volcanoes” along the canyons, the search for high altitude cave entrances, the study of the Cueva de San Vicente, hosting a huge colony of bats, the exploration of old mine pits reaching 700 m in depth and intersecting karst channels and galleries.

Team: More than 20 researchers from Italy, Brazil, US and Mexico will participate.

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