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Caves  related topics: Prehistoric rock art, Prehistoric man
Biospeleology (cave biology)
Cave photography
Cave pictures Cave pictures
Cave pictures
Cave pictures
Caves What are Caves
Mysterious life of caves
Natural Bridge Caverns Natural Bridge Caverns photos
Paleolithic Art in France Paleolithic Art in France
U.S. show caves operating hours and telephone numbers for all caves in the continental U.S
Virtual cave this site tells the story of caves in words and pictures: what's in them and how it got there, a tip
Cave formation 
CALCITE (Calcium Carbonate) Calcium Carbonate, Calcite
Cave decorations stalactites and stalagmites
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Cave formation Caverns
Cave formation formation of a cave, a cave is usually considered to be any naturally formed underground cavity big enough to enter. The term cave is usually used for horizontal passages and where vertical passages are found, the term pothole is more common. A cavern is another term for a cave, but is usually reserved for large chambers. The study of caves is speleology
Cave formations caves are formed by cracks being dissolved away by acidic water. Some caves then drain of that water, leaving air-filled passage. Most types of formations cannot really begin to grow until that time
Cave formations Cave formations are deposits on the ceiling, floor, and walls of a cave. They are called speleothems
Caves and karst karst is a distinctive landscape topography largely formed by the dissolving of carbonate bedrocks such as limestone, dolomite, or marble by water
Formation of cave cave formation begins when rainwater absorbs carbon dioxide as it falls through the atmosphere. Rain water must have carbon dioxide to become acidic. It must be acidic to chemically react to the limestone bedrock. Rainwater is absorbed by the soil into the ground
Geology of caves a cave is a natural opening in the ground extending beyond the zone of light and large enough to permit the entry of man. Occurring in a wide variety of rock types and caused by widely differing geological processes, caves range in size from single small rooms to interconnecting passages many miles long. The scientific study of caves is called speleology (from the Greek words spelaion for cave and logos for study)
Formation of stalactites formation of stalactites: the formation of stalactites and whether researchers are able to grow a similar formation in the lab and hasten the process, doc file
Formation of stalactites and stalagmites CAVE GEOLOGY: Dissolution and decoration, pdf file
How caves form How caves form
How sinkholes form sinkholes are a common, naturally occurring geologic feature and one of the predominant landforms in Florida, where they pose hazards to property and the environment, pdf file
Mysterious life of caves
Stalactite information  stalactite is a type of speleothem (secondary mineral) that hangs from the ceiling or wall of limestone caves. It is sometimes referred to as dripstone
Stalactites The different types of caves, How these different types of caves form, Formation of stalactites and stalagmites
Stalactites & stalagmites stalactites and stalagmites are cone-shaped formations which look a little like huge icicles of rock. They are found in caves. They are calcium deposits made by calcium-laden water dripping through the ceiling and onto the floor of the cave

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