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Publication Date

January 1971


Mammoth Cave (Kentucky, United States)

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A Cave Research Foundation Study by Joseph K. Davidson, Dept. of Mechnical Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio and William P. Bishop, Radiation Division, Sandia Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico. This report was prepared at the request of the National Park Service to provide three things: 1) A general review of the natural features in Mammoth Cave National Park for use in evaluating the park's wilderness potential under the provisions of the Wilderness Act of 1964. 2) A passage classification system for the caves of the park. 3) A consideration of the uses of wilderness in Mammoth Cave National Park from both internal and regional viewpoints. Windy City Grotto Collection, 1961-2013 See Extended description for more information.





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