Edited By: John Gunn
902 pages, Col illus, 200 b/w photos, 60 tabs
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.
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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