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Since the 1978 expedition explorers have been making a photographic record of the spectacular caves of Mulu. A considerable archive has been compiled by 19 expeditions over the past 33 years. The following albums provide a selection of photographs from various expeditions to give a taste of Mulu exploration.

1988 Expedition
Heading up the Tutoh River to Long Terawan
Heading up the Tutoh River to Long Terawan
On the long boat heading into a thunderstorm
On the long boat heading into a thunderstorm
Mulu summit on the horizon
Mulu summit on the horizon
Doing the washing beside the Melinau river at Long Pala
Doing the washing beside the Melinau river at Long Pala
Penan family at Batu Bungan settlement
Penan family at Batu Bungan settlement
Heading up river to Wind Cave
Heading up river to Wind Cave
Wind Cave entrance beside the river
Wind Cave entrance beside the river
A wall notch in the massive Illusion passage in Wind Cave
A wall notch in the massive Illusion passage in Wind Cave
Illusion passage in Wind Cave
Illusion passage in Wind Cave
A jubilant team after the connection had been made between Clearwater and Wind Cave
A jubilant team after the connection had been made between Clearwater and Wind Cave
Clearwater 1 streamway in low water conditions
Clearwater 1 streamway in low water conditions
Crossing the Clearwater 1 streamway
Crossing the Clearwater 1 streamway
Walking the plank at the entrance to Clearwater
Walking the plank at the entrance to Clearwater
A little gift from the Minister of Tourism after making the Clearwater/Wind Cave connection
A little gift from the Minister of Tourism after making the Clearwater/Wind Cave connection
Heading for Leopard camp
Heading for Leopard camp
A buttress tree on the track to Leopard camp
A buttress tree on the track to Leopard camp
A rather gloomy Leopard camp
A rather gloomy Leopard camp
Dinner time at Leopard camp
Dinner time at Leopard camp
Leopard camp, under the camp sheets
Leopard camp, under the camp sheets
An evening snack, Penan style
An evening snack, Penan style
Searching for caves north of Leopard camp
Searching for caves north of Leopard camp
A young Wagler's Pit Viper
A young Wagler's Pit Viper
The newly discovered entrance to Blackrock Cave
The newly discovered entrance to Blackrock Cave
Blackrock entrance series
Blackrock entrance series
Making a brew at Milliways, Peak multifuel stoves were always exciting
Making a brew at Milliways, Peak multifuel stoves were always exciting
The way on from Milliways
The way on from Milliways
Onwards into the unknown
Onwards into the unknown
Wind-formed stal in the 'Flower Shop'
Wind-formed stal in the 'Flower Shop'
Firefly passage in Blackrock
Firefly passage in Blackrock
Mud formations on a rock in Rudang Gallery
Mud formations on a rock in Rudang Gallery
The skeleton of an unlucky Sun Bear in Blackrock
The skeleton of an unlucky Sun Bear in Blackrock
Jimmy at Milliways bivvy after his accident
Jimmy at Milliways bivvy after his accident
Back to the boats at Kuala Lutut
Back to the boats at Kuala Lutut
Heading downstream
Heading downstream
Heading downstream near Clearwater
Heading downstream near Clearwater
Mist over the Melinau river
Mist over the Melinau river