• Short Summary

    FOUR BIOLOGY STUDENTS WHO HAD BEEN MAROONED SINCE SATURDAY IN THE FALKENSTEIN CAVES IN THE MOUNTAINS NEAR URACH, WEST GERMANY WERE BROUGHT TO SAFETY YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) AFTER A MAJOR RESCUE OPERATION.

  • Description

    FOUR BIOLOGY STUDENTS WHO HAD BEEN MAROONED SINCE SATURDAY IN THE FALKENSTEIN CAVES IN THE MOUNTAINS NEAR URACH, WEST GERMANY WERE BROUGHT TO SAFETY YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) AFTER A MAJOR RESCUE OPERATION.

    THE FOUR STUDENTS HAD ENTERED THE CAVE ON A RESEARCH MISSION. THEY WERE TO STAY THERE FOR 15 HOURS TO STUDY THE BEHAVIOUR OF CAVE CRAYFISH. THEY WERE CUT OFF BY A CASCADE OF WATER BREAKING THROUGH THE ROCKS AND BARRING THE WAY BACK TO THE CAVE MOUTH.

    UNTIL THEY WERE BROUGHT TO SAFETY, DIVERS HAD SUPPLIED THEM WITH MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, FOOD AND BLANKETS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACNE2KAEBO1WNI9W5SSCSJ3N1S
    Media URN:
    VLVACNE2KAEBO1WNI9W5SSCSJ3N1S
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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