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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 resurgence is 1. re-emergence of karst ground water a part or all of whose waters are derived from surface inflow into ponors at higher levels [20]. point at which an underground stream reaches the surface and becomes a surface stream. in european literature, the term is reserved for the re-emergence of a stream that has earlier sunk upstream; the term exsurgence is applied to a stream without known surface headwaters [10]. synonyms: (french.) resurgence; (german.) karstquelle; (greek.) kephalari; (italian.) risorgenza; (russian.) vyhod karstovyh vod; (spanish.) resurgencia; (turkish.) sucikan; (yugoslavian.) krski izvor (vrelo), obrh. see emergence. compare exsurgence.?

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