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|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Larry E Matthews; Bob Biddix; National Speleological Society.
|ISBN:||9781879961449 187996144X 9781879961456 1879961458|
|Description:||vi, 241 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm|
|Contents:||Early visitors to Snail Shell Cave --
The visits to Echo Cave / by Thomas C. Barr, Jr. in the 1950s --
The visits to Nanna Cave / by Thomas C. Barr, Jr. in the 1950s --
The visits to Snail Shell Cave / by Thomas C. Barr Jr. in the 1950s --
More visits to Nanna Cave and Snail Shell Cave --
The discovery of the Wilkerson entrance --
The Snail Shell Cave expedition--
The discovery of the Clark entrance --
The connection of Echo Cave to Snail Shell Cave --
Further exploration in Nanna Cave --
Death and disasters at Snail Shell Cave --
The evaluation of the Snail Shell Cave area as a superconducting super collider site --
The SCCi buys Snail Shell Cave --
Rescues at Snail Shell Cave --
Modern exploration in the Snail Shell Cave system --
The lure of the sump --
The quest for sump two --
Cow Crap Cave --
The biology of the Snail Shell Cave system --
The geology of the Snail Shell Cave system --
Other natural and historical attractions near the Snail Shell Cave system --
Appendixes: A. Do you want to be a caver? --
B. Guide to place names --
C. Glossary --
D. Chronology --
E. Positive dye trace results in the Snail Shell Cave system --
F. Snail Shell Cave management plan --
G. Suggested additional reading.
|Responsibility:||Larry E. Matthews and Bob Biddix.|
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Snail Shell Cave
This book was published in August 2012 by the National Speleological Society, the largest group of cave explorers and cave scientists in the United States. It was written by Bob Biddix and Larry E. Matthews, both of whom live in Middle Tennessee and have explored this cave system for much of...
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