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Berliner Höhlenkundliche Berichte, Volume 54: Caves and Karst of Peninsular Malaysia: A Register

Series: Berliner Höhlenkundliche Berichte Volume: 54

By: Liz Price (Author)

143 pages, colour photos, maps

Speläoclub Berlin

Paperback | Jan 2014 | Edition: 2 | #213933
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About this book

Language: English

The only and most comprehensive cave registry of the mainland part of Malaysia. Lists more than 900 caves, with records starting in the 19th century. Includes geographical, geological as well as biospeleological chapters. In-depth bibliography and indexes. This is a much enhanced 2nd edition of the previous book produced in 2001 by Gua Publications.


Contents

Introduction 5
A brief history of Malaysia 6
Map of limestone areas 7
Karst geology 8
Statistics of hills and caves 12
Archaeology and history of cave exploration 14
19th century visitors to Malaysian caves 15
Modern day usage 18
Fauna and flora 20
Organization of data 21

THE REGISTER 23

Surveys 117
Index I Index of hills 128
Index II Index of caves 130
Glossary 138
Abbreviations 139
References 140
Acknowledgements     143


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