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Under Grotto Mountain

Rat's Nest Cave

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Under Grotto Mountain: Rat's Nest Cave by Charles J. Yonge
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Description

Named a Provincial Historic Site in 1986, Rat's Nest Cave near Canmore, Alberta, extends for approximately 4 km beneath Grotto Mountain. This new cave guide not only examines the natural history of this fascinating system of subterranean passageways, but also explores 2000-3000 years of human occupation.

Table of Contents

Touring Rat's Nest Cave; Caving in the Canadian Rockies; Geological Origin of the Cave Rock; Geological History of Rat's Nest Cave; Ancient Environments: What the Cave Can Tell Us; Cave and the Modern Environment; Mineral Formations; Cave Life and the Bone Bed; Human Presence: Pelican Lake Culture; The Mystery of Hector's Cave; Modern Exploration; Ecotourism and Management of the Cave; Glossary; Index.
Release date NZ
June 1st, 2002
Country of Publication
Canada
Illustrations
colour photos, b/w illus & map
Imprint
Rocky Mountain Books,Canada
Pages
144
Dimensions
215x140x6
ISBN-13
9780921102779
Product ID
2250274

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