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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Jackson County Attracts Cave Divers

Published May 25, 2008
"Jackson County has blind salamander- the only place in the world other than Georgia that has that species so there's a lot of scientific value," said Jessop.

Residents know Blue Springs as a swimming hole, but its becoming internationally known for cave diving.

Cave diving is an emerging tourism industry in Jackson County. 1,000 to 1,200 divers each year bringing in hundreds of thousands of dollars to the area.

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