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Title:
Caves
Author:
Hanson, Jeanne K.
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Publication Information:
New York, NY : Chelsea House, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xviii, 142 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Presents an introduction to caves, describing how they were formed and how they have changed over time, and providing the history and current formation of ten of the world's most unusual natural underground formations.
Language:
English
Contents:
Origin of the landform: Caves -- Mammoth Cave of Kentucky, United States -- Cenotes, Chicxulub, and the Caves of Yucatan, Mexico -- Lascaux Cave of Southwestern France -- Lubang Nasib Bagus and the Sarawak Chamber of Borneo, Malaysia -- Kazumura Cave of Hawaii, United States -- Fingal's Cave of Scotland, Great Britain -- Waitomo Cave of New Zealand -- Carlsbad Cavern of New Mexico, United States -- Wind Cave of South Dakota, United States -- Kverkfjoll Cave of the Vatnajokull Glacier, Iceland -- Conclusion: Caves -- Glossary -- Books -- Web sites -- Magazines and journals -- Index.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents only
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0612/2006011718.html
ISBN:
9780816059171
Format :
Book

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