Encyclopedia of caves

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Academic Press , Waltham, MA
Caves, Encyclopedias, Spele
Statementeditors David C. Culver, William B. White
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LC ClassificationsGB601 .E534 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL25047198M
ISBN 139780123838322
LC Control Number2011039751

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of major caves in the US are given mainly by explorers rather than scientists. This is a valid approach, because the scientific aspect of these caves has been covered amply in other books, including the Gunn encyclopedia and the NSS volume “Speleogenesis” (Klimchouk et.

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