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Karst and Caves of Switzerland

Andres Wildberger

Karst and Caves of Switzerland

by Andres Wildberger

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Published by Speleo Projects,Switzerland .
Written in English, , , Italian

    Subjects:
  • Caving & potholing,
  • Geology & the lithosphere,
  • Switzerland

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12344565M
    ISBN 103908495067
    ISBN 109783908495062

    Postojna Cave is the only karst cave with a railway, which was built more than years ago. The unique tourist train will take you to the underground network of karst corridors, galleries and halls. During an hour-and-a-half-long guided tour, you will learn about all of the most important karst features: the largest, metre-high stalagmite. This book illustrates the diversity of hypogene speleogenetic processes and void-conduit patterns depending on variations of the geological environments by presenting regional and cave-specific case studies. The cases include both well-known and newly recognized hypogene karst .

    This book, written by the well-known karstologist Eric Gilli, presents a diverse range of chapters on history of karstology, aquifers and their characterization, water supply management, coastal and submarine karsts, evolution of karst and paleokarst, paleontology, tourism, and oil and mineral reserves. Karst is a term used to describe the distinctive surface landscapes of cave country, shaped by dissolution of soluble bedrocks such as limestone, dolomite, or gypsum. The surface character of karst results from both surface dissolution of exposed bedrock and dissolution beneath the surface as caves are formed.

      Moravian Karst – one of the largest in Europe system of karst caves and a national reserve. It is located in South Moravia, not far from the small town of Blansko. Its total length is about 25 kilometers, and the number of caves exceeds on the area of 92 square kilometers.5/5. Encyclopedia of Caves, Third Edition, provides detailed background information to anyone with a serious interest in includes students, both undergraduate and graduate, in the earth, biological and environmental sciences, and consultants, environmental scientists, land managers and government agency staff whose work requires them to know something about caves and the biota that.


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Karst and Caves of Switzerland by Andres Wildberger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Franconian Switzerland (German: Fränkische Schweiz) is an upland in Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany, and a popular tourist d between the River Pegnitz in the east and the south, the River Regnitz in the west and the River Main in the north, its relief, which reaches metres in height, forms the northern part of the Franconian Jura (Frankenjura).

This is a list of caves in Switzerland. Grotte aux Fées; Hölloch Cave (second longest cave in Europe); Siebenhengste-Hohgant-Höhle; St.

Beatus Caves; WildkirchliCaving by country: Caving in New Zealand, Caving in. This book illustrates the diversity of hypogene speleogenetic processes and void-conduit patterns depending on variations of the geological environments by presenting regional and cave-specific case studies.

The cases include both well-known and newly recognized hypogene karst Brand: Springer International Publishing. Karst and Caves of Switzerland book Landscapes and Caves on the World Heritage List Karst Landscapes and Caves on the Tentative Lists of States Parties Recommendations for Filling the Principal Remaining Gaps Conclusions on Karst and the World Heritage List PART 2: THE REQUIREMENTS FOR INTEGRITY AND MANAGEMENT THAT SHOULD APPLY.

This includes over 4, caves with at least four of these that extend for more than miles and are so complex that the casual visitor would be lost among the hundreds of passages to choose from.

This also includes karst, a type of landform where sinkholes, sinking streams, and springs are considered normal features and are indicative of the. This book gives greater attention to tourism in karst and caves than do other general books on karst.

In recent years, tourism in karst areas has been an increasing consideration, and its importance is emphasized in Chapter This chapter is limited only to caves, although surface karst forms are also important for tourism.

But the Caves, Karst & Wine Trail was also born to give travelers the opportunity to enjoy the greater Wine area of Slovenia called “Primorska” with a selection of special wineries and typical food.

A small group full day wine tour guided by one of our wine experts. Nevertheless, the karst is amazingly rich in other karst features, including caves, deep dolines and lar ge coas - tal springs, enough to be very attractive for cavers. Field Guide to Caves and Karst of Guam by Danko Taborosi is an excellent contribution to Guam's history.

It accounts for the caves and karst of the island, in a way that is academic, scientific and yet a helpful guide for all who want to explore the island's natural features/5(10).

Books in this series focus on a specific cave or karst system, on the cave or karst systems of a specific region, on a specific type of cave or karst system, or on any other perspective related to cave and karst systems of the world.

The book series addresses a multidisciplinary audience involved in anthropology, archaeology, biology, chemistry. Grottes de Vallorbe: Karst caves - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Vallorbe, Switzerland, at Tripadvisor.5/5().

The UK has a wide variety of hypogenic caves, including transverse maze caves, relict hydrothermal caves, gypsum mazes and hypogenic karst associated with water rising up deep thrust faults.

Karst and Caves of Switzerland by Andres Wildberger,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Yinhu Karst Cave, Beijing: Hours, Address, Yinhu Karst Cave Reviews: /5 there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected.

Please choose a different date. Yinhu Karst Cave. 6 Reviews # of 1, things to do in Beijing. Fangshan Shihua Caves National Geopark (2) mi. Parks. Fangshan Global /5(6). The Karst surprises with Postojna Cave, which is the most visited cave in Europe, Škocjan Caves with an extraordinary underground gorge and other world famous special features.

Lipica has been the original stud farm of white Lipizzaner horses since It is a big book. and contains a lot of information. Not for the casual "I want to learn a little about caves and karst", but for someone actually looking to get into the subject.

If you need a good cave reference book, as well as something that will tickle your expanding interests - Go For It 5/5(2). Terrestrial Fauna in the Greenbrier Karst.- The Subterranean Aquatic Fauna of the Greenbrier Karst.- PleistoceneVertebrates from Greenbrier Valley Caves.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The focus of this book is on the more than caves of the Greenbrier Valley of West Virginia of which the 14 with lengths greater than 10 km have an. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies, December • Malcolm S. Field – Some significant milestones for the Journal of Cave and Karst l of Cave and Karst Studies, v.

67, no. 3, p. This issue of the Journal of Cave and Karst Studiesmarks a few Size: 1MB. Encyclopedia of Caves is a self-contained, beautifully illustrated work dedicated to caves and their unique environments. It includes more than comprehensive articles from leading scholars and explorers in 15 different countries.

Each entry is detailed and scientifically. Karst, terrain usually characterized by barren, rocky ground, caves, sinkholes, underground rivers, and the absence of surface streams and lakes. It results from the excavating effects of underground water on massive soluble limestone.

The term originally applied to the Karst (or Kras). The Karst is an enigma, a play of contrasts, an upward spiral of surprises. Up on the plateau between the Vipavska Valley, the Adriatic Sea, the Soča River, the Brkini and Istra regions, it pulsates in its unique rhythm, withdrawing only to pull closer together.The major caves form the core part of sub-basins which drain to big springs and ultimately to the Greenbrier River.

Individual chapters of this book describe each of the major caves and its associated drainage basin. The caves are formed in the Mississippian Greenbrier Limestone in a setting of undulating gentle folds.Located within the karst are giant river caves that drain the Kẻ Bàng massif where over caves have been documented so far.

Hang Son Doong (Mountain River Cave) is a segment of one of the cave systems that drains the massif and contains the largest-dimension cave passage in the world.