Jamaica Underground: The Caves, Sinkholes and Underground Rivers of the Island

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Press University of the West Indies, 1997 - History - 447 pages
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Contents

Early Cave Investigations in Jamaica l
17
Jamaican Karst Hydrology l
34
Vertebrate Paleontology of Jamaican Caves l
47
A Word about Histoplasmosis l
63
Annotated Bibliography l
390
List of cave locations Cave locations sorted hy grid references l
409
Cartography of Jamaican caves
422
Glossary of caving and karst terms l
437
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About the author (1997)

Grenville Draper is a professor in the Department of Earth Sciences at Florida International University. He was previously the Department Chair and teaches Introduction to Earth Sciences, Physical Geography, Geologic Maps, and Structural Geology at the undergraduate level and Tectonics, Caribbean Geology, and Ductile Deformation at the graduate level. His main research interests are in metamorphic geology, structural geology, and tectonics, particularly in the Caribbean region. Apart from EARTH LAB, he is the co-author and co-editor of four books and the author of over 70 research, review, and journalistic articles.

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