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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. ...

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 rain gage network is an areal distribution of rain gages [16].?

Checkout all 2699 terms in the KarstBase Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms

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International Conference On Granite Caves

Dates: From 18 Sep, 2007 till 21 Sep, 2007
Location: A Corua Santiago Vigo (Galicia, Spain)

Granite caves and related speleogenesis

A Corua Santiago Vigo (Galicia, Spain), 18-21th September 2007


Commission for Pseudokarst at the International Union of Speleology
University Institute of Geology of the University of Corua (Spain)
Speleological Association Clube Espeleolxico Maxo.

FirstCircular 28.07.2006 Rev. 5.1


The International Conference on Granite Caves will be held from September 19 to 21, 2007, at the Institute of Geology of the University of Corua, Galicia, Spain.

The theme will be Granite caves and related speleogenesis:

Granite caves

  • Technical speleology on granite caves
  • Genesis and classification of granite caves.
  • Mapping on granite caves
  • Biospeleology on granite caves
  • Archaeology: Men and caves.


  • Opal speleothemes
  • Pigotite and organic speleothemes.
  • llophane speleothemes

Caves in related lithologies or :

  • Caves in sandstone
  • Caves in quartzite
  • Caves in quartz
  • Marine erosion caves
  • Volcanic tubes
  • Caves in other planets (Mars, ..)

Pre- and post-field trips and other activities will be held in areas of speleological and archaeological interest in several parts of Galicia, including the surroundings of A Corua, Santiago de Compostela, Vigo and Baiona.

FirstCircular 28.07.2006 Rev. 5.1


Contacts by internet (e-mail) are preferred. The e-mail addresses and phone numbers:

M. Vaqueiro Rodrguez
C.E.Maxo: Chairman Speleology
+34 986 231 876
J.R. Vidal Roman
Institute of Geology of the U.D.C.: Chairman Geology
+34 981 167000
A. Martelli Emancipato
Secretariat: registration, payment and circular
+34 981 167000
Post address:
Secretariat ICOGC Registration.
Edificios de Servicios Centrales de Investigacin
Campus de Elvia
15071 A Corua (SPAIN)
31 Dec, 1969 - 31 Dec, 1969,
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