Answers: 1) rappel--E--use a rope to climb down from a high place; 2) souvenir--D--an object kept to remember a place by; 3) solution--F--a mixture of a liquid and a dissolved solid; 4) stalagmite--B a cave formation
that rises up from the ground; 5) speleothem--A--a cave formation
made by a solution dripping through rocks; 6) stalactite--C--a cave formation
that hangs down from the ceiling
The presentation will explain cave formation
, the use of caves by bats as day refuges, echolocation, and the animals that share the cave with the bats.
Stalagmites are the cave formation
of choice because of their simple stratigraphy (layering).
The formation, called Snowy River, is at least 6 kilometers (4 miles) long, making it the longest known cave formation
Here is every cave formation
you could hope to see: stalactites, stalagmites, columns, and curtains, all created from mineralized water that drips off the cavern's limestone ceiling and puddles on the limestone floor.
It is an introduction to the study of caves including geological processes involved in cave formation
and the biology of cave organisms.
The activity stations that touched on cave formation
needed to tie the concept of dissolving to rocks that appear very hard.
This type of speleogenesis (SPEE-lee-oh-JEN-uh-sis), or cave formation
, is unusual.
Topics covered before the caving trip include: cave formation
, geographical distribution of caves, speleothems, equipment, techniques and rules of caving, caving organizations, cave conservation and cave ecology.
The results of the program are expected to lead to four wells being drilled during the fall in the Red Cave formation
Most of the models in cave formation
today don't have this mechanism at all," says Piotr Szymczak, a physicist at the University of Warsaw.
Stalagmite: cave formation
that forms from the cave floor upward.