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Glaciation and Speleogenesis

Interpretations from the Northeastern United States

  • Max P. Cooper
  • John E. Mylroie

Part of the Cave and Karst Systems of the World book series (CAKASYWO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Effects of Glaciation and Geology on Caves and Karst of the Northeastern US

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Max P. Cooper, John E. Mylroie
      Pages 3-17
    3. Max P. Cooper, John E. Mylroie
      Pages 19-32
    4. Max P. Cooper, John E. Mylroie
      Pages 33-45
  3. Cave and Karst Regions of the Northeastern US

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Max P. Cooper, John E. Mylroie
      Pages 49-66
    3. Max P. Cooper, John E. Mylroie
      Pages 67-86
    4. Max P. Cooper, John E. Mylroie
      Pages 109-119
    5. Max P. Cooper, John E. Mylroie
      Pages 121-130
    6. Max P. Cooper, John E. Mylroie
      Pages 131-142

About this book

Introduction

Focusing on glaciation and speleogenesis in the region of New York and New England, this book serves as an example of a karst region that has experienced large-scale continental glaciation. It reviews the literature on the controls of glaciation on karst development, exploring examples from the marbles of the Adirondacks, New England and eastern New York, the Ordovician strata of northern New York, and the Siluro-Devonian strata of central New York. Each of these areas is examined in detail, demonstrating the evolution of thought on glaciated karst through case studies of individual caves as well as larger cave systems. Additionally, this book describes the geology and glaciation, the evolution of karst landscapes from pre-glacial times to the present, and human interaction with the caves in the region.

Keywords

Cambro-Ordovician Strata of Northern New York Caves and Karst of the Adirondacks Devonian Strata of Southern New York Geologic History of New England Geologic History of New York Glaciated Karst Glaciation and Speleogenesis Helderberg Plateau

Authors and affiliations

  • Max P. Cooper
    • 1
  • John E. Mylroie
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of GeosciencesMississippi State UniversityStarkvilleUSA
  2. 2.Mississippi State University Department of GeosciencesStarkvilleUSA

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