A Guide to Caves and Karst of Indiana

A Guide to Caves and Karst of Indiana

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Baker & Taylor
Explains how caves are created, the different geological features in them and the types of animals that inhabit them, and contains information on safety, cave etiquette, equipment, caving organizations and descriptions of individual caves found in Indiana. Original.

Ingram Publishing Services

Whether you are planning a visit to one of Indiana’s tourist caves, looking toexplore some of the state’s wild caves, or just curious about Indiana underground, thiscompact and comprehensive field guide is the place to start. It explains how caves are created, thedifferent geological features to be seen in them, and the types of animals that inhabit them. Thereis also plenty of practical information about safety and cave etiquette, equipment and cavingorganizations, as well as descriptions of individual caves and their history. The guide alsoincludes a brief directory to help connect you with other cave enthusiasts—and their knowledgeand experience. For those whose interests lie above ground, there are descriptions of the karstfeatures that are such a prominent part of the Indiana landscape and how these features provideclues to what lies beneath.



Indiana University Press

Whether you are planning a visit to one of Indiana’s tourist caves, looking to explore some of the state’s wild caves, or just curious about Indiana underground, this compact and comprehensive field guide is the place to start. It explains how caves are created, the different geological features to be seen in them, and the types of animals that inhabit them. There is also plenty of practical information about safety and cave etiquette, equipment and caving organizations, as well as descriptions of individual caves and their history. The guide also includes a brief directory to help connect you with other cave enthusiasts—and their knowledge and experience. For those whose interests lie above ground, there are descriptions of the karst features that are such a prominent part of the Indiana landscape and how these features provide clues to what lies beneath.



Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780253000965
0253000963
Branch Call Number: 551.447 Frushour 2012
Characteristics: vi, 142 pages : color illustrations, maps (some color) ; 22 cm

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