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Berliner Höhlenkundliche Berichte, Volume 42: Resources on the Speleology of Meghalaya State, India, Part 3: West Khasi Hills

Series: Berliner Höhlenkundliche Berichte Volume: 42

By: Herbert Daniel Gebauer (Editor)

120 pages, colour photos, maps

Speläoclub Berlin

Paperback | Jan 2011 | #213920
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About this book

Language: English

The stand of play on this exciting and still relatively unexplored major karst area in NE India. A total of 164 karst sites and caves are presented in detail, the longest of which is Morasora Rongkol (Bagli District) at 5829 m. As most of the known caves are still unsurveyed this compilation is an invaluable source for future speleological documentation in the West Khasi Hills. The geological settings and the references are covered by volume 33 of this series.


Contents

INTRODUCTORY NOTES     
Glossary     5
Abbreviations     5
CAVE DIRECTORY     
AA Cave (Amarsang — Weiklasup     6–92

ILLUSTRATIONS     
1.     Danial Kol     13
2.     Krem U Ditar     15
3.     Goldanggad     18
4.     Khajera Bagli     20
5.     Khanjoy Songacham Chignapkol     22
6.     Krem Khlieh Khertang — Krem Lymbit     23
7.     Kubal Rongkol     25
8.     Krem Lad Phud Khongpong     26–27
9.     Krem Lang Jingkhein     29
10.     Lieng U Blei     31
11.     Krem Mawkap     38–46
12.     Krem Maw ’Rang Naisaw     49
13.     Krem Mawtynhiang     52–53
14.     Meeo Rongkol     56–57
15.     Mondil Kol     59
16.     Mondil Quarry Cave     61
17.     Morasora Rongkol     65
18.     Ronga Cave     71
19.     Rongbaljong Rongkol     72
20.     Rongdanggai Caves     73
21.     Rongdanggai Rongkol     74–79
22.     TB Chiring     83
23.     Teteng Nokkim     85
24.     Krem Umbleka     87
25.     Wakanta Gop     90
26.     Wanok Chiring     91

SOURCES     
Locality list     93–96
South Asia cave distribution atlas: Khasi Hills, western half     97–110
Acknowledgements     111–113
Index     114–116
Photo tables     117–120


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