Introduction to Caves and Karst (Alt + 1)
Cave Basics Karst Basics Cave and Karst Locations Types of Caves Cave and Karst Formation
Inside a Cave
A famous French speleologist, Norbert Casteret, described going into a cave as leaving the world he knew—of bird songs and blue skies—for a mysterious world of blackness filling him with mystical enthusiasm.

Will you see a mystical place when you enter a cave? Or a smelly dirty guano filled hole infested with bats? What you see in a cave is up to you.

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Darkness
Silence
Temperature
Relative Humidity
Air Currents