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Encyclopedia of Caves and Karst Science

Edited By: John Gunn

902 pages, Col illus, 200 b/w photos, 60 tabs

Fitzroy Dearborn

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #122633 | ISBN: 1579583997
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NHBS Price: £160.00 $204/€190 approx

About this book

Contains 350 alphabetical entries covering topics including cave and karst geoscience, cave archaeology and human use of caves, art in caves, hydrology and groundwater, cave and karst history, and conservation and management.


Contents

Entries include: Africa, South: Archaeological Caves; Art in Caves: History; Australia: Biospeleology; Biodiversity in Terrestrial Cave Habitats; Cave Minerals; Chemistry of Natural Karst Waters; Dating of Karst Landforms; Disease; Environmental Impact Assessment; Exploration Societies; Films in Caves; Folklore and Mythology; Human Occupation of Caves; Karst Evolution; Literature: Caves in Fiction; Military Uses of Caves; Music about and in Caves; Organisms: Classification; Paleontology: Animal Remains in Caves; Recreational Caving; Religious Sites; Soil Erosion and Sedimentation; Subterranean Ecology; Tourism and Caves: History; Villa Luz, Cueva de, Mexico; Volcanic Caves; World Heritage Sites; and many more.


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