Exploring Caves: Journeys into the Earth

Exploring Caves: Journeys into the Earth

by Nancy Holler Aulenbach


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Exploring Caves: Journeys into the Earth by Nancy Holler Aulenbach

Two veteran cavers, accompanied by an IMAX film crew, guide children through subterranean adventures in three different kinds of caves: the ice caves of Greenland, underwater caves on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, and terrestrial caves in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780792277217
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 03/28/2001
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 9.50(w) x 11.13(h) x 0.58(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Nancy Holler Aulenbach is an elementary school teacher from Norcross, Georgia, who feels most at home underground. Born into a caving family, she made her first trip into the Earth when she was jut a few months old. She is well known among cavers for her expertise in rigging, surveying, and performing cave-rescues. Hazel A. Barton, born and raised in England, lives near Boulder, Colorado, where she is a research associate of the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado. Her interest in animal diseases led to a career in microbiology. An award-winning cave mapper, she is interested in studying unusual ecosystems deep underground. Marfé Ferguson Delano is a freelance writer who was introduced to caving by Nancy Aulenbach and Hazel Barton. She is a graduate of Duke University and currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia. She has assisted in writing 10 books for the National Geographic Society.

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