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Great Saltpetre Cave Information

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  All Great Saltpetre Cave Articles  

 

Geology Information

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Kentucky Is Karst County
What you should know about sinkholes and springs
1,136 kb - Brochure
KGS
Karst Occurrence in Kentucky (map)
1,266 kb
KGS
Rockcastle County Karst Areas KGS
Geologic Map of Kentucky
1,591 kb
KGS
Karst Ground Water Basins - Somerset Quad (map)
3,634 kb - Includes Rockcastle County
KGS
Origin For Multilevel Caves Along The Western Escarpment Of The Cumberland Plateau, TN & KY Anthony & Granger
HTML Geologic Map of Rockcastle County USGS
HTML Geology of Rockcastle County
Web Page - Article
Pollock &
O'Dell
HTML Hydrology Of Rockcastle County
Web Page - Article
O'Dell
HTML Caves of Rockcastle County Rebmann &
O'Dell

 

Law & Legal Information

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A Kentucky Cave Owner's Guide To Liability Lisa Pruitt-Thorner
HTML Chapter 433 - Cave Laws Kentucky Revised Statute
HTML Chapter 411 - Recreation Statute Kentucky Revised Statute

 

Cave Owner/Visitor/Management Information

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HTML Living On Karst
Web Site
WVCC
Fragile Underground
1,076 kb - Brochure
NSS
Identifying Kentucky's Hibernating Bats
977 kb
Hemberger
MacGregor
Bats
1,253 kb - Brochure
NSS
Sinkhole Management
322 kb - brochure
IKC
Protect  Kentucky's Karst Aquifers (poster)
8.9 mb
KGS

 

Saltpeter Mining Articles

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Saltpeter Manufacturing And Marketing And Its Relation To The Gunpowder Industry In Kentucky During The Nineteenth Century O'Dell
Examining Early Nineteenth Century Saltpeter Caves
An Archaeological Perspective
Duncan
The Saltpeter Works At Mammoth Cave And The New Madrid Earthquake George & O'Dell
.JPG Sketch - Making Gunpowder in Mammoth Cave  

 

Miscellaneous Interesting Information

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HTML History Of Eastern Kentucky Karst Larry Simpson
HTML History of Rockcastle County Jerry G. Horn
HTML Prehistory of the Rockcastle and Jackson County Cave Regions Ken Tankersley
The Fight At Big Springs Cave Adami, Green & Haley
.GIF Rockcastle County Map
1,136 kb
 
HTML 1898 Account Of A Visit To A Cave In Climax, KY Mount Vernon Signal
HTML Phil Felburn Obituary Star Banner
HTML Ellie Schiller Obituary Citrus County Chronicle
HTML John Lair Obituary (1)  
HTML John Lair Obituary (2)  


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