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Berliner Höhlenkundliche Berichte, Volume 50: Resources on the Speleology of Uttarakhand State (formerly Uttaranchal), India

Series: Berliner Höhlenkundliche Berichte Volume: 50

By: SFM Breitenbach (Author), Herbert Daniel Gebauer (Author)

199 pages, colour photos, maps

Speläoclub Berlin

Paperback | Jan 2013 | #213929
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About this book

Language: English

This volume has in-depth descriptions of over 350 cave/karst sites and also includes the historical surveys of the British expeditions in the 1940s led by E.A.Glennie. Too many caves are unmapped yet. Consequently, this publication is a unique source for future explorers striving for improvements.


Contents

Abbreviations & Statistics 8
Preface 9

1 Introduction 11
1.1 Geographical setting and Climate 11
1.2 Geology 12
1.3 Tectonostratigraphic zones 13
1.3.1 Bhabar–Terai 13
1.3.2 Siwaliks 14
1.3.3 Lesser Himalaya 15
1.3.4 Himadri or Higher Himalaya 15
1.3.5 Tibetan–Tethys Himalaya 15

2 Cave directory 17
A 17
B 23
C 56
D 63
E 75
F 78
G 78
H 92
I 95
J 95
K 98
L 107
M 115
N 134
O 139
P 140
R 148
S 152
T 179
U 184
V 185
W 189

Note on internet source citations 190
Bibliography     191


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