Famous Planet Earth Caves: Sophie's Cave - a Late Pleistocene cave bear den

Famous Planet Earth Caves: Sophie's Cave - a Late Pleistocene cave bear den

by Cajus G. Diedrich

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Famous Planet Earth Caves presents information about geologically important caves or rock shelters in different kinds of rock formations all over the world. Each volume of this series is a focused monograph on a single cave. The series covers many disciplines that can be applied to study a cave: geology (cave genesis, sedimentology, speleothems) hydrogeology (speleothems for climate reconstructions, aquifer reconstructions), paleontology (cave bear or carnivore dens), archeology (Palaeolithic to Medieval camp or burial sites) and modern biology. Each volume is beautifully illustrated and written in a simple manner that will make interest general readers, speleologists and natural scientists, alike. This volume gives details of Sophie’s cave in Ahorntal, Germany. The cave is notable for the presence of bears throughout the ice age and this has shaped the biological and hunting activities in its vacinity. Readers will find information about the speleology, ice age paleontology and archeology of this intriguing limestone show cave.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681080000
Publisher: Bentham Science Publishers
Publication date: 10/14/2014
Series: Famous Planet Earth Caves
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 13 MB
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