South Africa, January, 2005:
The U of Oklahoma and the U of Western cape geologists pose before delving to 3.6 km depth of the Tautona Mine site at 120 level.
From left : Curnell Camper, Vincent Heesakkers, Sylwan Adams, Ze'ev Reches, Kate Moore, Reggie Domoney, and Tom Dewers.

South Africa, January, 2005:
What the well-dressed mine researcher wears..

Vincent enjoys a break from underground work
Curnell smiles (and why not??!)
Kate back from underground and AFTER shower..
Sylwan checks the  mango's interior
Hard, long day Tom?
A long wait for the cage  for Reggie
Ze'ev in the dark
Exhausted from the "engagement" process into the mine system....
Sylwan and Curnell studying the Total Station. Working on the  Total Station in 116 level: tough!
Tom during sampling
In the 116 gully which is about to collapse
Waiting for the cage on 120 level Framing the 10 by 10 mapping frames
Framing the 10 by 10 mapping frames