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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. ...

Did you know?

That calanque is (french.) 1. cove or small bay.2. a valley excavated in limestone or formed by collapse of the roof of a cave and subsequently submerged by a rise in sea level [10].?

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MA/MSc Nestor V. Tabungar, Jr. (Philippines)

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Address: SB Office, Town Hall, Basey, Samar 6720, Philippines
Affiliation: Local Government Unit, Basey, Samar, Phils
Position: Sangguniang Bayan Member (Municipal Councilor)
Specialization: Other
Instrumentation: ocular visit/inspection, internet research, inter-office coordination, etc.
Geoactivity: sohoton / samar karst in the island of samar, philippines
Interests: As anelectedlocal legislator and licensed professional Environmental Planner, to properly set policies and directions for the sustainable management and development of the country's limestone/karstic formation particulary the Samar Karst (or Sohoton Karst) which is the largest karst formation in the Philippines found in the Island of Samar and which our municipality of Basey has the biggest share of karst/limestone area. One of the known features of this karst resource is the world famous Sohoton Natural Bridge National Park established in 1935. In August 1995, I discovered/explored the Rawis Caves which is the best and multi-featuring cave ecosystem of the country with cave pearls, sub-channels, skylight, multiple openings, gorgeous stalactites and stalagmites, bats and others.
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