New Book: Caves and Karst of the York...

New Book: Caves and Karst of the Yorkshire Dales

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Gina

Minneapolis, MN

#1 Feb 22, 2013
A major new book from the British Cave Research Association

Caves and Karst of the Yorkshire Dales, edited by Tony Waltham and David Lowe, will be published by BCRA in March 2013 with a cover price of £25. There is a special introductory price of £20 until 30 June 2013. A hardback version is available for £70, with a special introductory price of £56. Delivery in the UK is included in this price. Caves and Karst of the Yorkshire Dales has 264 pages (A4), all in colour, with 165 maps and diagrams, 49 tables, and over 350 photographs.

The chapters, each written by specialists who really know the Dales:
1. The Yorkshire Dales, by Tony Waltham and David Lowe
2. Geology of the limestones, by Colin Waters and David Lowe
3. Glaciation and Quaternary evolution, by Wishart Mitchell
4. Karst geomorphology, by Tony Waltham
5. Limestone pavements, by Simon Webb
6. Travertine and tufa, by Allan Pentecost
7. Cave geomorphology, by Tony Waltham and Phil Murphy
8. Geological influences on the caves, by David Lowe
9. Hydrogeology of the karst, by John Gunn and Simon Bottrell
10. Chronology of the caves, by Alf Latham and Derek Ford
11. Speleothems and palaeoclimates, by Tim Atkinson and Phil Hopley
12. Holocene environments, by Margaret Atherden
13. Cave biology, by Graham Proudlove
14. Bats in the caves, by John Altringham and Anita Glover
15. Cave palaeontology, by Terry O’Connor and Tom Lord
16. Cave archaeology, by Tom Lord and John Howard

For further information, including how to pay by cheque and how to pay online, please go to http://bcra.org.uk/bookshop .

Postage overseas is unfortunately rather expensive but, if you live outside the UK and you want to avoid paying the postage, you can collect the book from the BCRA stand at the UIS Congress in Brno in July. http://speleo2013.com . To Europe by Airmail and outside Europe by Surface Mail the postage will be GBP 3.50 per copy plus a flat-rate charge of GBP 2.50. To countries outside Europe, by Airmail, the postage will be GBP 10.50 per copy plus a flat-rate charge of GBP 2.50.

Retailers and wholesalers can benefit from our standard discounts. Please contact [email protected]

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