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. ...
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,
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. ...
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 dome pit is 1. american term defined by davis (1930) 'mammoth cave possesses several extraordinary vertical cavities of which the arched tops are called domes and the deep bottoms are called pits. the combined name, dome pits, is here used for them'. 2. a deep shaft in a cave, intersected by a passage at or near its mid-section . see aven. synonyms: (french.) evorsion, marmite inversee; (german.) deckenkolk; (greek.) vathis lakkos me tholon; (italian.) marmitta inversa; (spanish.) marmita inversa; (turkish.) kemerli obruk.?