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Berliner Höhlenkundliche Berichte, Volume 47-48: Resources on the Speleology of Meghalaya State, India, Part 4: East Khasi Hills, Section 1 + 2

By: Herbert Daniel Gebauer(Author)
430 pages, maps
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Language: English

The “bible” on karst and caves of the East Khasi Hills and the Ri Bhoi district in Meghalaya/India. Alphabetical cave directory of far over 700 caves descriptions. Longest cave is Krem Mawkyhrdop (Mawmluh) at 7,2 km. An incredible source for future expeditions as many caves in the East Khasi Hills are still unsurveyed. Vol. 47 has 210 pages and contains the introduction, geological settings, thorough area descriptions as well as the 1st part of cave registry. Vol. 48 provides, on 220 pages, the 2nd part of the registry, cave lists, maps, and references.

Contents

SECTION 1
INTRODUCTIONARY NOTES
Approach 5
Karst and cave areas 9
Sohra or Cherra, Cherrapunjee, etc. 10
Mawsynram 16
Pynursla 17
Shella 19
Nongjri (Therria) 20
Geology 21
Stratigraphic table 23
CAVE DIRECTORY from AA Cave (Pemberton 1835) up to Krem Pdeh Kynteng 25

SECTION 2
CAVE DIRECTORY from Krem Phankaruh (sic!) through to Yule‘s Sinking Rivers 214
APPENDICES
Contributors 341
Locality List 343
Grid Squares showing cave distribution 379
Abbreviations 397
Bibliography 424
Index     425–430

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By: Herbert Daniel Gebauer(Author)
430 pages, maps
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