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Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 04 Jul, 2018
Hello everyone!   I pleased to invite you to the official site of Central Asian Karstic-Speleological commission ("Kaspeko")   There, we regularly publish reports about our expeditions, articles and reports on speleotopics, lecture course for instructors, photos etc. ...

Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 04 Jul, 2018
Hello everyone!   I pleased to invite you to the official site of Central Asian Karstic-Speleological commission ("Kaspeko")   There, we regularly publish reports about our expeditions, articles and reports on speleotopics, lecture course for instructors, photos etc. ...

Speleology in Kazakhstan

Shakalov on 11 Jul, 2012
Hello everyone!   I pleased to invite you to the official site of Central Asian Karstic-Speleological commission ("Kaspeko")   There, we regularly publish reports about our expeditions, articles and reports on speleotopics, lecture course for instructors, photos etc. ...

New publications on hypogene speleogenesis

Klimchouk on 26 Mar, 2012
Dear Colleagues, This is to draw your attention to several recent publications added to KarstBase, relevant to hypogenic karst/speleogenesis: Corrosion of limestone tablets in sulfidic ground-water: measurements and speleogenetic implications Galdenzi,

The deepest terrestrial animal

Klimchouk on 23 Feb, 2012
A recent publication of Spanish researchers describes the biology of Krubera Cave, including the deepest terrestrial animal ever found: Jordana, Rafael; Baquero, Enrique; Reboleira, Sofía and Sendra, Alberto. ...

Caves - landscapes without light

akop on 05 Feb, 2012
Exhibition dedicated to caves is taking place in the Vienna Natural History Museum   The exhibition at the Natural History Museum presents the surprising variety of caves and cave formations such as stalactites and various crystals. ...

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That rupture is that stage in the development of a fracture where instability occurs. it is not recommended that the term rupture be used in rock mechanics as a synonym for fracture.?

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GHOST-ROCK KARSTIFICATION IN ENTRE-DEUX-MERS (GIRONDE, FRANCE), IMPLICATIONS FOR KARSTOGENESIS AND KARSTIC MORPHOLOGY, , Dubois Caroline, Lans Benjamin, Kaufmann Olivier, Maire Richard, Quinif Yves

The formation of the Oligocene « calcaires à Astéries » in the region of « Entre-deux-Mers » is affected by a karstification with subhorizontal caves that drained rivers from swallow-holes to resurgences. Observations in quarries show that ghost-rock alterites are present. This paper describes the ghost-rocks in the quarry of Piquepoche exploiting the Frontenac stone. We have studied horizontally developed ghost-rocks with vertical extensions still containing the residual alterite. They can be badly consolidated calcarenites up to soft material which has been sampled. Speleogenesis is reviewed in the frame of the mechanical erosion of the alterite of a horizontal ghost-rock followed by an incision by free-flowing waters which form a passage with promontories and potholes. Finally, we show that ceiling anastomoses can form by ghost-rock karstification.


The World's Deepest Pothole [Dent de Crolles, France], 1947, Munkittrick A. T.

News from France [Trou de Glaz, St. Marchel D'Ardeche, La Henne Mort], 1947, Munkittrick A. T.

The Grotte de la Clamouse, Montpellier, France - Part I, 1948, Laures M.

The Grotte de la Clamouse, Montpellier, France - Part II, 1948, Laures M.

News from France [La Henne Morte], 1948, Munkittrick A. T.

News from France [Grotte de la Clamouse], 1948, Munkittrick A. T.

Recent Explorations Underground [Algeria and France], 1949, Joly Robert De

La Grotte des Demoiselles [Languedoc, France], 1949, Marres Paul

New Explorations - Grotte de la Clamouse [Montpellier, France], 1949, Munkittrick A. T.

News from France - Bechanaka Ko Leccia, 1949, Munkittrick A. T.

The Puits des Bans [Devoluy, France], 1950, Bourgin Andre

News from France - Gouffre de Padirac, 1950, Munkittrick A. T.

A List of the World's Deepest Potholes [from Bull Soc. Spel. de France], 1951, Noir J.

La Grotte du pas de Julie, Gard, France, 1952, Balsan Louis

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