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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. ...

Did you know?

That stalactite is 1. speleothem, generally of calcite, formed by dripping water and hanging from a cave roof. stalactites embrace an enormous variety of sizes and shapes. they form where percolation water seeps from a cave ceiling and becomes saturated with respect to calcite due to loss of carbon dioxide into the cave air. calcite is precipitated round the rim of the water droplet and continued deposition creates a hollow tubular straw stalactite (soda straw). additional deposition of calcite on the outside of the initial cylinder creates an ordinary tapering stalactite. almost infinite variation in shape may be influenced by changes in water flow, cave air chemistry, evaporation, temperature or dissolved impurities, and by crystal growth blocking flow paths. they are the most common speleothem. though the single 7m long stalactite in ireland's poll an ionain is not the world's longest, it is uniquely spectacular against the dark chamber walls [9]. 2. conical deposit of calcite or aragonite often with a hollow center hanging from the roof of a cave or cavern formed by precipitation of carbonate due to escape of co2 from hanging water beads and to evaporation of part of the water [20]. 3. a cylindrical or conical deposit of minerals, generally calcite, formed by dripping water, hanging from the roof of a cave, generally having a hollow tube at its center. from greek word meaning exude drops [10]. synonyms: (french.) stalactite; (german.) tropfstein, stalaktit; (greek.) stalaktitis; (italian.) stalattite; (russian.) stalaktit; (spanish.) estalactita; (turkish.) sarkit (yugoslavian.) mosur, viseci kapnik, stalaktit.?

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Mushroom Speleothems: Stromatolites That Formed in the Absence of Phototrophs, Bontognali, Tomaso R.R.; D’Angeli Ilenia M.; Tisato, Nicola; Vasconcelos, Crisogono; Bernasconi, Stefano M.; Gonzales, Esteban R. G.; De Waele, Jo
Calculating flux to predict future cave radon concentrations, Rowberry, Matt; Marti, Xavi; Frontera, Carlos; Van De Wiel, Marco; Briestensky, Milos
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The Origin and Development of Cave Systems in Limestones, 1954, Glennie E. A.

Ein neuentdecktes Hhlensystem bei Muggendorf (Franken), 1954, Franke, H. W.

Explorers open out new Cave System - Bkebarlang or Peace Cave, 1956, Jak Sandor

Flint Ridge Cave System, 1956,

Die Auffindung und Konfigurationserrechnung unerreichbarer Hhlensysteme durch logische Analyse ihrer Wasserergiebigkeit., 1961, Ashton, K(en). A(shton).

Die Tektonik des Nordrandes des Piukabeckens mit besonderer Bercksichtigung des Predjama-(Lueger-)Hhlensystems., 1961, Habe, F.
[Slowenien]

Eine Methode zur raumbildlichen Darstellung von Hhlensystemen., 1961, Holz, Hw.
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Eishhle (2067 m) und Labyrinthhhle (2035 m) - Entdeckungen im Steinernen Meer (Salzburg)., 1961, Koppenwallner, F(ranz). X(aver).
[Eishhle (1331/26), Labyrinthhhle (1331/28), jetzt Teile des Monster-Kolkblser-Systems]

Pilzfunde aus dem Lur- und Badlhhlensystem (Stmk)., 1961, Lohwang, K(urt).
[Lurgrotte (2836/1ab), Groe Badlhhle (2826/17)]

Systematische Untersuchungen zur Hydrographie des nordostalpenen Karstes und die Besttigung ihrer Ergebnisse im zuge von Stollenbauten., 1961, Ztl, J(osef).

Pilzfunde aus dem Lur- und Badlhhlensystem (Stmk), 1961, Lohwang, K.

Die Auffindung und Konfigurationserrechnung unerreichbarer Hhlensysteme durch logische Analyse ihrer Wasserergiebigkeit, 1961, Ashton, K. A.

Eine Methode zur raumbildlichen Darstellung von Hhlensystemen, 1961, Holz, Hw.

Systematische Untersuchungen zur Hydrographie des nordostalpenen Karstes und die Besttigung ihrer Ergebnisse im zuge von Stollenbauten, 1961, Ztl, J.

Die Tektonik des Nordrandes des Piukabeckens mit besonderer Bercksichtigung des Predjama-(Lueger-)Hhlensystems, 1961, Habe, F.

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