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Archeology of the Mammoth Cave area

Patty Jo Watson

Archeology of the Mammoth Cave area

by Patty Jo Watson

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Salts Cave, Ky.,
  • Mammoth Cave National Park,
  • Kentucky
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Kentucky -- Antiquities.,
    • Salts Cave, Ky.,
    • Mammoth Cave National Park -- Antiquities.,
    • Kentucky -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Patty Jo Watson.
      SeriesStudies in archaeology
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.K3 W37
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 255 p.
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5425534M
      ISBN 100127859276
      LC Control Number73019967

        With more than miles of interconnected passages, Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave is the longest cave system in the world. But folks know Mammoth for much more than its awe-inspiring size and stunning gypsum flowers. Map of the Mammoth Cave: Accompanied with notes Contributor Names Includes text, enlarged map of Visitor Center area, and col. ill. Text, cross section, "Mammoth Cave tour area," and ill. (some col.) Contributor: United States. National Park Service Date Book/Printed Material.

      Book Archeology of the Mammoth Cave Area. Ray Mansfield and Tony Oldham: Current Titles in Speleology. Peter Thompson and Russell Harmon: Pioneering efforts in radioactive dating and climate interpretation. Richard Powell: Dissertation on Indiana karst. Stewart Peck: Outstanding papers in biospeleology. John Stokes: Computerizing. Beginning in , Pat and her philosopher-speleologist husband, Richard “Red” Watson, began exploring the archaeology of Salts and Mammoth caves in Kentucky. These are not rockshelters with wide openings to the sun; these are dark, narrow, twisting caves — the Mammoth Cave system is the longest known cave system in the world.

      Archeology for Jean Auel fans Archeology for Jean Auel fans, including all the archaeological sites referred to by Jean Auel in her series of books about the ice age heroine, Ayla. Maps of the Earth's Children Series including a map of Journeys in the Land of Painted Caves, the last book in the series. Mammoth Cave is the earliest Palaeontological cave site to be found within W.A. Reports of the discovery of Mammoth Cave date back to as early as Mammoth Cave was located by Surveyor Mr Marmaduke Terry in September , and explored by Tim Connelly and.


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Archeology of the Mammoth Cave area by Patty Jo Watson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Watson, Patty Jo, Archeology of the Mammoth Cave area. New York, Academic Press [] (OCoLC) This book reveals the science and beauty of Mammoth Cave, the world's longest cave, which has played an important role in the natural sciences.

It offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary treatment of the cave, combining insights from leading experts in fields ranging from archeology and cultural history to life science and : Hardcover.

Archeology of the Mammoth Cave Area. Patty Jo Watson, ed. New York: Academic Press, Studies in Archaeology, xxi + pp., $ (cloth). Kent Vickery University of Cincinnati This book is intended to be a sequel to the editor’s The Prehistory of Salts Cited by: 1. Watson PJ (ed) () Archaeology of the Mammoth Cave Area.

Cave Books, St. Louis, Originally published by Academic Press, NY Google Scholar. Watson PJ, Kennedy MC, Willey P, Robbins LM, Wilson RC () Prehistoric footprints in Jaguar Cave.

Tennessee J Field Archaeol 30 (1)–43 Google : George M. Crothers. The Caves Beyond and The Longest Cave tell the story of the explorations that took place between and The cave itself is the central player in these books. Beyond Mammoth Cave looks more deeply into the minds of the cavers involved and - for the first time - /5(14).

Archaeology: Archeology of the Mammoth Cave Area.: Patty Jo Watson. Kent Vickery. University of Cincinnati.

Search for more papers by this author. Kent Vickery. Log in to Wiley Online Library. Email or Customer ID. Password. Forgot password. Archeology of the Mammoth Cave area book USER > INSTITUTIONAL LOGIN > Change Password.

Old Password. New Password Cited by: 1. Book Title Archeology of the Mammoth Cave Area; Pages - Publisher Academic Press; Document Type chapter Language English Location Office of State Archaeology, UK, Lexington, Ky [] tDAR ID   Books and Gifts can be purchased in the park from the Eastern National sales area in the park Visitor Center, or from the hotel.

The Mammoth Cave Hotel, winner of the prestigious Kentucky Crafted Retailer of the Year Award, is proud to support Kentucky artisans and craftspeople and promote craft entrepreneurs and traditions. book Language English Location Office of State Archaeology, UK, Lexington, KY [] tDAR ID This book reveals the science and beauty of Mammoth Cave, the world's longest cave, which has played an important role in the natural sciences.

It offers a comprehensive and interdisciplinary treatment of the cave, combining insights from leading experts in fields ranging from archeology and cultural history to life science and geosciences. Archeology at Mammoth Cave. A Changing WorldOver time, temperatures warmed, glaciers retreated to the north, megafauna became extinct, and the lo- cal environment changed from a forest dominated by pine, spruce, and fi r to a forest of mixed hardwoods containing oak and hickory.

The population of the Indians also increased. Geology. Mammoth Cave developed in thick Mississippian -aged limestone strata capped by a layer of sandstone, which has made the system remarkably stable. It is known to include more than miles ( km) of passageway; new discoveries and connections add several miles to this figure each year.

Great caverns of history, mythology and romance --Cave archeology [that is, archaeology] and Mammoth Cave's influence --Topography and geology of the cave region of Kentucky --How Mammoth Cave was formed and why it is in Kentucky --Famous features of Mammoth Cave --Romance interwoven with ownership of Mammoth Cave --When Mammoth Cave takes a.

Historic Entrance to Mammoth Cave / Public Domain / NPS. Part of the Mammoth-Flint Ridge Cave System -- the longest discovered cave system in the world, Mammoth Cave National Park is located in central Kentucky.

The cave system encompasses more than miles of surveyed passageways, however, only a small part is open for tourists. Mammoth Cave is a self-guided cave, where visitors explore along the boardwalks and platforms, through the majestic chambers of the cave.

This is much more than a cave - it is a complete nature experience. The entrance boardwalk follows the path of a winter-stream, winding through the forest outside and into the massive first chamber of the cave.

“Disturbances can vary from humans simply walking through the site to intentional manipulation of the area, animal burrowing, animal rooting and water erosion,” Hesler said. Mammoth Cave National Park has more than 1, archaeological sites and works with seven Native American tribes regarding preservation.

Contributions to the archaeology of Mammoth Cave and vicinity, Kentucky. MLA Citation. Nelson, Nels C. Contributions to the archaeology of Mammoth Cave and vicinity, Kentucky, by N. Nelson New York Australian/Harvard Citation. One of America's first tourist attractions, the cave was opened to the public inand was preceded in popularity only by Niagara Falls.

The vintage Mammoth Cave National Park and the surrounding area comprise the world's most extensive cave system/5(2). An early look at the archaeology of Mammoth Cave, Kentucky via the Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History Volume XXII, Part 1, /2" x /2", 80 page, soft cover, facsimile reprint.

$ The best time to visit Mammoth Cave National Park: Snow and cold temperatures definitely limit your tour options of the cave in the winter, and summer is by far the most popular time to visit. Spring is lovely, with mild temperatures and wildflowers, and there's lots of great fall foliage in the autumn, plus transitional seasons are less.

Authors Bob and Judi Thompson have been collecting old photographs and books of the Mammoth Cave area for almost 20 years. They have published numerous articles on Mammoth Cave since Together they have extensively traveled across the United States visiting caves and collecting historical information.Mummies of Short Cave, Kentucky, and the great Catacomb mystery by Angelo I.

George "Professional geologist and spelean-historian Angelo I. George, is a recognized authority on the early pioneer history of Mammoth Cave" - ABEbooks Mummies of Short Cave, Kentucky, and the great Catacomb mysteryInc.

Buy Mummies of Short Cave, Kentucky, and.Cave Books is a publishing house with interests in nonfiction and fiction having to do with caves, karst and speleology.

Cave Books publishes annual reports, research monographs, full length books, historical reprints and cave maps. Solicitation of manuscripts is an ongoing endeavor and new items are continuously being added to the inventory.