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Jan 11

January 11, 2017


According to “A Listing and Analysis of Fatal Diving Accidents in South Australia” by Peter Horne, the first recorded diving fatality in South Australian waters occurred on 28th December 1951. The incident was recently recounted in The Advertiser on 26th December 2016. A scan of the Boomer article in The Advertiser 26/12/16 The “Boomer” section of The Advertiser on Boxing... Read more

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Jul 2

July 2, 2016

Mar 30

March 30, 2016

Dec 2

December 2, 2015

Rapid Bay Caves Expeditions

Two friends and I visited the large cave at Rapid Bay one day when we couldn’t (wouldn’t) dive at Second Valley due to less than ideal conditions there. We drove on to Rapid Bay and went deep into the cave, with just one torch between us. We took the obligatory photos for Facebook: – (Taken by Felicia Lee) (Taken by... Read more

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Jun 14

June 14, 2015

Dec 24

December 24, 2014

Mail-outs & News

Our latest mail-out can be found at Our Mail-outs and News issues for 2014 are listed below: December 2014 News – MLSSA News – October 2014 – MLSSA News – August 2014 – Monthly Mail-out to MLSSA Members – July 2014 – MLSSA Mail-Out – Read more

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Dec 24

December 24, 2014

2014 Journal

(Our 2014 Journal, November 2014, is available below (in 3 parts): Part 1 of 2014 Journal Part 2 of 2014 Journal Part 3 of 2014 Journal (The 2014 Journal was the last issue of our Journal.)... Read more

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Dec 24

December 24, 2014

2014 newsletters

Our 2014 newsletters are available below: MLSSA_NL_413_July_2014 MLSSA_NL_412_June_2014 MLSSA_NL_411_May_2014 MLSSA_NL_410_April_2014 MLSSA_NL_409_March_2014 MLSSA_NL_408_February_2014 (Newsletters were only published from Feb to July in 2014, the July issue being the final one.)... Read more

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Jul 14

July 14, 2014

Slime Mould

National Geographic Magazine seems to be keen on slime mould (or ‘slime mold’ as it prefers to call it). The magazine has featured slime mould articles in several issues over the years. I had no knowledge of slime mould myself until I received a phone call from Brian Brock, inviting me to photograph some ‘fungus’ at his home. I called... Read more

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Sep 1

September 1, 2004

The Recovery of Two of HMS Investigator’s Anchors

When Matthew Flinders had finished surveying the southern coast of Australia in 1802, he continued sailing his ship, HMS Investigator northwards in an attempt to chart the rest of the Australian coastline. This became quite impossible for him since the Investigator was badly leaking seawater. In early 1803 Flinders had to sail the Investigator to Timor. When he left Timor, he sailed down the coast of... Read more

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