Subterranea 28, December 2011


In This Issue… RAF Bempton, Sub Brit Manchester Weekend, Wittstock, Germany & Totternhoe Quarries.

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Chairman’s Welcome, Martin Dixon, p.1
Notes on the Committee Meeting held on 8 October 2011, p.2

  • Sub Brit Social, p.3
  • Archaeology, pp.3-4
  • Conservation and Heritage, p.4
  • Military and Defence, pp.5-8
  • Mining, pp.8-11
  • Miscellaneous, pp.11-12
  • Publications – Books, pp.12-13
  • Tunnels and Miscellaneous, pp.14-17

Coal Mines of Iceland, p.17
Royal Air Force Bempton, John Higton, pp.18-24
Manchester 2011 – Sub Brit’s UK weekend, Richard West, pp.25-33
The Coleshill Estate – 2011, Alex Horsfall-Turner, pp.34-36,41-47
Colour Plates (Various), pp.37-40
Ten days in Lecce, southern Italy, Andrew Catford, pp.48-49
A Weekend in Wittstock, Germany, Steve Underwood/Bob Clary/Alex Gould/Adrian Trice, pp.50-56
The Totternhoe Quarries (Lower Chalk): An Underground Source for Building-Stone, Bedfordshire, Paul W. Sowan, pp.57-63
Thomas Telford’s Menai suspension bridge chain and anchor tunnels, Anglesey and Caernarvonshire, North Wales, p.63
Four Miners Die in Gleision Mine, South Wales, Roger Gosling, pp.64-67
Book Review: The Royal Observer Corps Underground Monitoring Posts by Mark Dalton, Nick Catford, p.67
The Other Fuhrerbunker, Julian Allason, pp.68-70
Deep in a Mountain in south Sweden, Robin Cherry, pp.71-72
Subsidence in 1897 at Maidenstone Hill, Blackheath, SE London, p.72
Underground in Kiev – Ancient and Modern, Stewart Wild, pp.73-74
Underground Worlds in Fiction, Paul W. Sowan, pp.75-76

Keywords / Topics:

Bunker. Radar. Chain Home. Rotor.
Alderley Edge Copper Wood Mine. MOSI. Stephenson Arches. Junction Canal. Victoria Arches. Stockport Air-Raid shelters. Standedge Canal Tunnel.
Archaeology. Operational Base.
Oil press. Castellana caves.
Berlin. Kulon Bunker. Gadow.
Lower chalk.
Coal Miners die. Flood.
Mark Dalton.
Obersalzburg Bunker. Eagles Nest.
Fort and Bunker magazine.
Ukraine. Caves Monastery. Metro.
Jules Verne. Iceland.

Additional information

Weight 268 g
Dimensions 297 x 210 x 5 mm