Cavers, caves, and caving

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Rutgers University Press, 1977 - Science - 409 pages
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Contents

The World Underground Bruce Sloane 3
1
Chasing the Winds Through
41
FernCave of the Pits Donal R Myrick
67
Copyright

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Aley Andros Island animals Appalachian valley Bahamas basalt bat guano Big Spring Bill Fitzgerald Blue Holes boats calcite came canyon carbide lamp Carlsbad Carlsbad Cavern Cascade Hall Cave City cave cricket cave entrances Cave Research Foundation cave system cavefish cavern Caverns of Sonora ceiling climb Cobleskill commercial cave crawl crawlway crayfish Creek Crystal Crystal Cave Cumberland plateau dark Delicate Arch discovered discovery Eleven Point River Endangered Species explored feet Fern Flint Ridge Cave floor flow flowstone Floyd Collins fluorescein fungus Garden of Eden George F George Jones glacier caves gray bats ground sloth groundwater guano guides gypsum helictites Hell Canyon hibernation histoplasmosis hole However hundred Hurricane Creek Ice Age Indiana bat isopods Jan Conn Jewel Cave Jim Johnston Jo Larson Kentucky known Laboratory later lava caves lava tubes ledge light limestone Little Alice little brown bat Lycopodium Mammoth Cave miles Milk River Missouri mummy Myotis Myotis sodalis National Park Service National Speleological Society Nickajack Cave Owyhee River Ozarks pahoehoe Paradise Ice Caves passage Pennyroyal plateau Pleistocene Puerto Rico raccoon radiocarbon dating rappel rescue Rio Camuy river rock rope Saddle Butte salamanders saltpeter Sand Cave Schoharie County Schoharie Village several sinkhole sodalis Sonora species speleogenesis speleologists speleothems spelunker spores stalactites stalagmites Star Chamber Stephen Stephen Bishop story stream surface Surprise Pit talus tion tour trail trip troglobites troglophiles trogloxenes underground Valley visited visitors walls water table wind Wyandotte Wyandotte Cave

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About the author (1977)

Sloane has been a geologist, park ranger, newspaper editor, author, humor columnist, and technical writer. He writes about travel, the natural world, and history. He lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

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