cave soil

   See cave earth.

A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special Reference to Environmental Karst Hydrology. . 2002.

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  • cave earth —    , cave fill    Insoluble deposits of clay, silt, sand, or gravel flooring or filling a cave passage. In a more restricted sense, cave earth includes only the finer fractions: clay, silt, and fine sand deposits [10].    Synonym: cave soil …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Cave digging — is the practice of enlarging undiscovered cave openings to allow entry. Cave digging usually follows a search of mountains and valleys in karst topography for new caves. Often it takes place underground in places where a large passage has clearly …   Wikipedia

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  • Royston Cave — is a small artificial cave in Royston in Hertfordshire, England. It has been speculated that it was used by the Knights Templar, who founded nearby Baldock, but this is inherently unlikely, despite its enormous popular appeal. It is more likely… …   Wikipedia

  • Con Moong Cave — is located in the South of Mọ village, in Thành Yên commune, in the Thạch Thành district of Thanh Hoa province, lying in the area of Cuc Phuong National Park. Cuc Phuong National Park not only protects the rare and precious animals in Vietnam,… …   Wikipedia

  • Wine cave — Wine caves are subterranean structures for the storage and aging of wine. They are an integral component of the wine industry world wide. The design and construction of wine caves represents a unique application of underground construction… …   Wikipedia

  • Maharani Cave — Maharani Cave, is located in Tanjung Kodok sea tourism area, Paciran district Lamongan regency, about 200 m from Tanjung Kodok gateway fringe the roadway to east. About 50 m in the south of the street, there is extent of stone that its soil is… …   Wikipedia

  • Wolf Cave — (Swedish: Varggrottan , Finnish: Susiluola ) is a crack in the Pyhävuori mountain (Swedish: Bötombergen) in Kristinestad (Kristiinankaupunki), near the Karijoki municipality in Finland. The upper part of the crack has been packed with soil,… …   Wikipedia

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