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Caves of the Canadian Rockies and Columbia Mountains

Author: Jon Rollins
Publisher: Surrey, B.C. : Rocky Mountain Books, 2004.
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Rollins, Jon.
Caves of the Canadian Rockies and the Columbia Mountains.
Nanoose Bay : Heritage House Publishing, ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Rollins
ISBN: 9781459332201 1459332202 0921102941 9780921102946
OCLC Number: 244770745
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Contents --
Disclaimer --
Author's Foreword --
Introduction --
A Brief History of Cave Discovery --
Where the Caves Are --
Maps --
Getting Around --
Travel --
Where to Stay --
Getting Gas & Supplies --
Getting Information --
Jon's Recommendations --
Caving in the Canadian Rockies --
The Caving Season --
Getting to the Caves --
Overnighting --
Avoiding problems --
In the Event of an Accident --
Equipment --
Jurisdictions & Permits --
National Parks --
Provincial Parks --
Provincial Forests --
Cave Management --
Group Size --
Route Marking Camping UndergroundHuman Waste --
Garbage --
Respect Cave Formations --
Cave Fauna --
Bones --
Using this Guide --
Criteria for including a Cave --
Organisation of Caves --
Map --
Jurisdiction --
Number of Entrances --
Length, Depth --
Discovered --
Access --
Location --
Warning --
Exploration & Description --
Cave Softly --
Notes on Geology, Geomorphology, Hydrology, Speleogenesis and Fauna --
Surveys --
Cave Difficulty --
Abbreviations used in text --
References used in text --
Cave Descriptions --
Canadian Rockies --
Crowsnest Pass Fernie AreaWhiteswan Provincial Park --
Top of the World Provincial Park --
Kananaskis Country --
Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park --
Canmore Area --
Red Deer River --
Nordegg Area --
Cadomin Area --
Banff National Park --
Kootenay National Park --
Yoho National Park --
Golden Area --
Hamber Provincial Park --
Jasper National Park --
Mount Robson Provincial Park --
The Small River Karst --
Kakwa --
The McGregor Range --
The Dezaiko Range --
The Mount Bocock Karst --
Caribou Range --
Columbia Mountains --
Rogers Pass Bowron Lakes Provincial ParkThe Cariboo Mountains --
Northern Alberta --
Wood Buffalo National Park --
Natural History --
Geology � The Rock that contains the Caves --
Features --
How Caves Form --
Mineral Formations --
The Cave Environment --
Temperature --
Humidity --
Air Movement in Caves --
Water --
Ice --
Cave Fauna and Flora --
Cave Fauna --
Mammals & Birds --
Insects & Spiders --
Crustaceans --
Cave Flora --
Appendices --
Top Ten Caves --
Caves Suitable for Novices --
Glossary of Caving Terms --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E FG --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
P --
R --
S --
T --
U --
V --
Sources & Resources --
Acknowledgements --
Index --
A --
B --
C --
D --
E --
F --
G --
H --
I --
J --
K --
L --
M --
N --
O --
P --
Q --
R --
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The caves of the Canadian Rockies and the Columbia Mountains, on both sides of the BC/Alberta border, span an area from the Crowsnest Pass in the south to the Prince George area in the north. This first regional Canadian caving guide offers extensive information for each cave, including location, cave survey, history of exploration, access maps and all the necessary technical details needed for safe exploration.

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