Caves

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Infobase Publishing, 2007 - Caves - 169 pages
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An introduction to the world's most fascinating caves. This work explores every nook and cranny of these nature-made creations, including lava caves, sea caves, and glacial caves, from Kentucky's Mammoth Cave, to the amazing Paleolithic paintings of Lascaux, to Fingal's Cave of Scotland, which inspired Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture.
 

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Contents

Foreword
xi
Preface
xiii
Acknowledgments
xv
Introduction
xvii
Origin of the Landform
xix
Mammoth Cave of Kentucky
xxv
Cenotes Chicxulub and the Caves of Yucatan
xli
Lascaux Cave of Southwestern France
li
Carlsbad Cavern of New Mexico
c
Wind Cave of South Dakota
cxiv
Kverkfjöll Cave of the Vatnajökull Glacier
cxxiv
Conclusion
cxxxvii
Color Insert
1
Glossary
121
Books
125
Web Sites
128

Lubang Nasib Bagus and the Sarawak Chamber of Borneo
lxi
Kazumura Cave of Hawaii
lxxiii
Fingals Cave of Scotland
lxxxvii
Waitomo Cave of New Zealand
xciii
Magazines and Journals
131
Index
135
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