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Locating Cave Entrances Using Lidar-Derived Local Relief Modeling, Holley Moyes and Shane Montgomery

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Luminescence geochronology of Pleistocene slack-water deposits in the Frasassi hypogenic cave system, Italy, Christian Koeberl and David M. Bice

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March 2018 Potentiometric Map of the Middle Trinity Aquifer, Central Texas, Brian B. Hunt, Brian A. Smith, and Robin Gary

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Marcian D. Bleahu (1924-2019), Bogdan P. Onac

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Mattes J., 2019. Wissenskulturen des Subterranen. Vermittler im Spannungsfeld zwischen Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit. Ein biographisches Lexikon. [The culture of subterranean knowledge. Mediators in the field of tension between science and public. A biographical lexicon], Monika Schöner

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Maya caves, James E. Brady and Andrea Stone

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Microliths in the South Asian rainforest ~45-4 ka: New insights from Fa-Hien Lena Cave, Sri Lanka, Oshan Wedage, Andrea Picin, and James Blinkhorn

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Middle Stone Age foragers resided in high elevations of the glaciated Bale Mountains, Ethiopia, Götz Ossendorf, Alexander R. Groos, and Tobias Bromm

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Modeling intrinsic vulnerability of complex karst aquifers: modifying the COP method to account for sinkhole density and fault location, Natalie A. Jones, Jered Hansen, and Abraham E. Springer

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Modelling spring discharge and solute transport in conduits by coupling CFPv2 to an epikarst reservoir for a karst aquifer, Yong Chang, Jichun Wu, and Guanghui Jiang

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Morphological and mineralogical evidence for ancient bat presence in Cova des Pas de Vallgornera (Llucmajor, Mallorca, Western Mediterranean), Antoni Merino, Joan J. Fornós, Antoni Mulet, and Joaquín Ginés

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Mosaic dental morphology in a terminal Pleistocene hominin from Dushan Cave in southern China, Wei Liao, Song Xing, and Dawei Li

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Move over, DNA: ancient proteins are starting to reveal humanity’s history, Matthew Warren

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Multi-Isotope investigations of ungulate bones and teeth from El Castillo and Covalejos caves (Cantabria, Spain): Implications for paleoenvironment reconstructions across the Middle-Upper Palaeolithic transition, Jennifer R. Jones, Michael P. Richards, and Hazel Reade

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Multi-phased hypogene speleogenesis in a marginal horst structure of the Malé Karpaty Mountains, Slovakia, Pavel Bella, Pavel Bosák, Petr Mikysek, Juraj Littva, Helena Hercman, and Jacek Pawlak

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Multiscale model of regional population decline in little brown bats due to white‐nose syndrome, Andrew M. Kramer, Claire S. Teitelbaum, and Ashton Griffin

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Mysterious Creatures: Exploring The Depths Of Our Karst Aquifers, Nathan Cone

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Neandertal features of the deciduous and permanent teeth from Portel-Ouest Cave (Ariège, France), Gaël Becam and Tony Chevalier

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Neogene Evolution of Central Texas Landscape after Balcones Faulting, Peter R. Rose

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New bracketing luminescence ages constrain the Sima de los Huesos hominin fossils (Atapuerca, Spain) to MIS 12, Martina Demuro, Lee J. Arnold, and Arantza Aranburu

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New data from the Middle Palaeolithic Cotencher cave (Swiss Jura): site formation, environment, and chronology, Judit Deák, Frank Preusser, and Marie-Isabelle Cattin

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New electron spin resonance (ESR) ages from Geißenklösterle Cave: A chronological study of the Middle and early Upper Paleolithic layers, Maïlys Richard, Christophe Falguères, Hélène Valladas, and Bassam Ghaleb

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New evidence of broader diets for archaic Homopopulations in the northwestern Mediterranean, E. Morin, J. Meier, and K. El Guennouni

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New study on early human fire acquisition squelches debate, Elaina Hancock

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Nitrate distribution and dynamics as indicators to characterize karst groundwater flow in a mined mineral deposit in southwestern China, He Huang, Zhihua Chen, and Tao Wang

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No Change Detected in Culturable Fungal Assemblages on Cave Walls in Eastern Canada with the Introduction of Pseudogymnoascus destructans, Karen J. Vanderwolf, David Malloch, and Donald F. McAlpine

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North Atlantic Ice‐Rafting, Ocean and Atmospheric Circulation During the Holocene: Insights From Western Mediterranean Speleothems, Y. Ait Brahim, J. A. Wassenburg, L. Sha, and F. W. Cruz

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Northern segment of the Edwards (Balcones Fault Zone) Aquifer, Ian C. Jones

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On the interactions between airflow and ice melting in ice caves: A novel methodology based on computational fluid dynamics modeling, Barbara Berrtozzi, Beatrice Pulvienti, and Renato Colucci

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On the limits of 3D capture: A new method to approach the photogrammetric recording of palaeolithic thin incised engravings in Atxurra Cave (northern Spain), Olivia Rivero, Juan F. Ruiz-López, Iñaki Intxaurbe, and Sergio Salazar

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Origin of dolomite of the lower Cambrian Longwangmiao Formation, eastern Sichuan Basin, China, Ying Ren, Dakang Zhong, and Chonglong Gao

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Ozark Underground Laboratory’s Groundwater Tracing Handbook, Thomas Aley

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Pablo Vargas Lugo: Naj Tunich, Ediciones Turner

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Paleobiology and Taphonomy of a Middle Paleolithic Neandertal Tooth from Ciemna Cave, Southern Poland, John C. Willman, Bolesław Ginter, Raquel Hernando, and Marina Lozano

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Paleogeomorphology restoration and the controlling effects of paleogeomorphology on karst reservoirs: a case study of an ordovician-aged section in Tahe oilfield, Tarim Basin, China, Changcheng Han, Chengyan Lin, and Lihua Ren

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Petrography and provenance of floor sediments from the Loutra Almopias Cave (Pella, Macedonia, Greece), Ioannis Georgiadis, Katerina Chatzopoulou, Nikolaos Kantiranis, Ioakeim Ioakeimidis, and Ananias Tsirambides

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Phouhin Namno 2019, Clément Marguet, Thomas Marguet, and Gaël Brewal Diraison

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Physics-based fine-scale numerical model of a karst system (Milandre Cave, Switzerland), Cécile Vuilleumier, Pierre-Yves Jeannin, and Pierre Perrochet

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Preface, Jaime J. Awe

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Primary and Secondary Deposition of Subadult Bones - Activation and Purification of Ritual Spaces Within Caves, Michael Prout

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Protecting Stone Heritage in the Painted Desert: Employing the Rock Art Stability Index in the Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona, Kaelin M. Groom, Niccole Villa Cerveny, and Casey D. Allen

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Radon concentration in three Florida caves: Florida, Jennings, and Ocala, Megan E. Smith, Oana A. Dumitru, and Bety D. Burghele

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Rare dental trait provides morphological evidence of archaic introgression in Asian fossil record, Shara E. Bailey, Jean-Jacques Hublin, and Susan C. Anton

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Reinvestigating Cougar Mountain Cave: New Perspectives on Stratigraphy, Chronology, and a Younger Dryas Occupation in the Northern Great Basin, Richard L. Rosencrance, Geoffrey M. Smith, and Dennis L. Jenkins

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Remedial investigations of karst aquifers: a case study at former Marietta Air Force Station, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Marc Randrianarivelo, Wanfang Zhaou, and Michael Barsa

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Resistance is futile: RNA-sequencing reveals differing responses to bat fungal pathogen in Nearctic Myotis lucifugus and Palearctic Myotis myotis, Thomas M. Lilley, Jenni M. Prokkola, and Anna S. Blomberg

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Resolving seasonal rainfall changes in the Middle East during the last interglacial period, Ian J. Orland, Feng He, and Miryam Bar-Matthews

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Ritual economy and ancient Maya bloodletting: Obsidian blades from Actun Uayazba Kab (Handprint Cave), Belize, James W. Stemp, Meaghan Peuramaki-Brown, and Jaime J. Awe

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Salt dissolution potential estimated from two-dimensional vertical thermohaline flow and transport modeling along a Transylvanian salt diapir, Romania, Eric Zechner, Horst Dresmann, and Marius Mocuta

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San Antonio Pool of the Edwards (Balcones Fault Zone) Aquifer, R. T. Green, F. P. Bertetti, and B. Fratesi

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Scientists' Warning on the Conservation of Subterranean Ecosystems, Stefano Mammola, Pedro Cardoso, and David C. Culver

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Screening the cultivable cave microbial mats for the production of antimicrobial compounds and antibiotic resistance, Jerneja Ambrožič Avguštin, Patricia Petrič, and Lejla Pašić

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Sensitivity of speleothem records in the Indian Summer Monsoon region to dry season infiltration, Elli R. Ronay, Sebastian F. Breitenbach, and Jessica L. Oster

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Species-area model predicting diversity loss in an artificially flooded cave in Brazil, Rodrigo L. Ferreira and Thais G. Pellegrini

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Speleothem U/Th age constraints for the Last Glacial conditions in the Apuan Alps, northwestern Italy, Ilaria Isola, A. Ribolini, Giovanni Zanchetta, and M. Bini

Spin Resonance Dating of Tooth Enamal from Middle Paleolithic and Early Auri- gnacian Layers of Geißenklo¨ sterle Cave, M. Richards

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Spy cave (Belgium) Neanderthals (36,000y BP). Taphonomy and peri-mortem traumas of Spy I and Spy II: Murder or accident, Y. Fernández-Jalvo and P. Andrews

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Stable isotopes reveal patterns of diet and mobility in the last Neandertals and first modern humans in Europe, Christoph Wißing, Hélène Rougier, and Chris Baumann

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State of the art forensic techniques reveal evidence of interpersonal violence ca. 30,000 years ago, Elena F. Kranioti, Dan Grigorescu, and Katerina Harvati

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STGS April 2019 Bulletin, Gene Ames III

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Still no archaeological evidence that Neanderthals created Iberian cave art, Randall White, Gerhard Bosinski, and Raphaëlle Bourrillon

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Structural and environmental predictors of presence and abundance of tri-colored bats in Texas culverts, Melissa B. Meierhofer, Samantha J. Leivers, and Rachel R. Fern

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Subaqueous speleothems (Hells Bells) formed by the interplay of pelagic redoxcline biogeochemistry and specific hydraulic conditions in the El Zapote sinkhole, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico, Simon Michael Ritter, Margot Isenbeck-Schröter, and Christian Scholz

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Surface runoff and carbonates-based definition of protection zones for Egirdir Lake in western Turkey, Muhterem Demiroglu, Remzi Karaguzel, and Mahmut Mutluturk

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Survival of Late Pleistocene Hunter-Gatherer Ancestry in the Iberian Peninsula, Vanessa Villalba-Mouco; Marieke S. van de Loosdrrecht,; and Cosimo Posth

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Technological successions in the Middle Stone Age sequence of Diepkloof Rock Shelter, Western Cape, South Africa, Guillaume Porraz, Pierre-Jean Texier, and Will Archer

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The African Humid Period, rapid climate change events, the timing of human colonization, and megafaunal extinctions in Madagascar during the Holocene: Evidence from a 2m Anjohibe Cave stalagmite, Lixin Wang, George A. Brook, David A. Burney, and Ny Riavo G. Voarintsoa

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The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats, David C. Culver and Tanja Pipan

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The bony labyrinth of StW 573 (“Little Foot”): Implications for early hominin evolution and paleobiology, Amélie Beaudet, Ronald J. Clarke, and Laurent Bruxelles

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The case for seasonal surface changes at Titan’s lake district, S. M. MacKenzie, J. W. Barnes, and J. D. Hofgartner

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The cave-dwelling dipluran (Diplura, Campodeidae) on the edge of the Last Glacial Maximum in Vancouver Island caves, North America (Canada), Alberto Sendra and Craig Wagnell

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The characteristics and controlling factors of facies-controlled coastal eogenetic karst: insights from the Fourth Member of Neoproterozoic Dengying Formation, Central Sichuan Basin, China, Zhengqiang Che, Xiucheng Tan, and Jiating Deng

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The Châtelperronian Neanderthals of Cova Foradada (Calafell, Spain) used imperial eagle phalanges for symbolic purposes, A. Rodríguez-Hidalgo, J. I. Morales, and A. Cebrià

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The control of the formation of karst collapse through the ancient Yellow River Fault zone in Xuzhou, China, Longyu Cui, Jingnun Huang, and Xin Wu

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The dental remains from the Early Upper Paleolithic of Manot Cave, Israel, Rachel Sarig, Cinzia Fornai, and Ariel Pokhojaev

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The dissolution mechanism and karst development of carbonate rocks in karst rocky desertification area of Zhenfeng–Guanling–Huajiang County, Guizhou, China, You'en Bai, Qi Liu, and Zhanfei Gu

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The EAA Act: A Success Story, Edwards Aquifer Authority

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The early Upper Palaeolithic of Cova de les Cendres (Alicante, Spain), Valentín Villaverde, Christina Real, Dídac Roman, and Rosa María Albert

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The Edwards Aquifer: The Past, Present, and Future of a Vital Water Resource, Brian A. Smith and Brian B. Hunt

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The Effect of Volatile Organic Compounds on Pseudogymnoascus Destructans the Causative Agent of White Nose Syndrome in Bats, Victoria Lois Korn

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The endocast of StW 573 (“Little Foot”) and hominin brain evolution, Amélie Beaudet, Ronald J. Clarke, and Edwin J. de Jager

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The first Neanderthal specimen from Serbia: Maxillary first molar from the Late Pleistocene of Pešturina Cave, Predrag Radoović, Joshua Lindal, and Dušan Milhailović

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The geochemistry and origin of fluids in the carbonate structure of the Hranice Karst with the world's deepest flooded cave of the Hranicka Abyss, Czech Republic, O. Sracek, M. Geršl, and J. Faimon

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The lampenflora in show caves and its treatment: an emerging ecological problem, Carlos Baquedano Estévez, Luis Moreno Merino, Almudena de la Losa Román, and Juan J. Durán Valsero

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The Misunderstood Lives Of Bats, Andi Murphy

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The multifaceted effects induced by floods on the macroinvertebrate communities inhabiting a sinking cave stream, Octavian Pacioglu, Nicoleta Ianovici, Mărioara N. Filimon, Adrian Sinitean, Gabriel Iacob, Henrietta Barabas, Alexandru Pahomi, Andrei Acs, Hanelore Muntean, and Lucian Pârvulescu

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The origin and distribution of Ordovician Yingshan dolomite on the northern slope of Tazhong area in Tarim Basin, Zhao Jiahui, Zhao Rui, and Wu Yasheng

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The Paleolithic Burials at Qafzeh Cave, Israel, Bernanrd Vandermeersch and Ofer Bar-Yosef

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The Translation of a Maya Cosmogram onto an Uncooperative Terrestrial Landscape, James E. Brady

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Timing of archaic hominin occupation of Denisova Cave in southern Siberia, Zenobia Jacobs, Bo Li, and Michael V. Shunkov

Towards Organic Carbon Isotope Records from Stalagmites: Coupled δ13C and 14C Analysis Using Wet Chemical Oxidation, Franziska A. Lechleitner, Susan Q. Lang, Negar Haghipour, and Cameron McIntyre

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Transition or Replacement? Radiocarbon Dates from Hohle Fels Cave (Alb-Donau-Kreis / D) and the Passage from Aurignacian to Gravettian, Andreas Taller and Nicholas J. Conard

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Trou de la Mère Clochette, Jonathan Ozcelebi

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UIS Commission on Volcanic Caves Newsletter, No. 74, May 2019, Ed Waters

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UIS Commission on Volcanic Caves Newsletter, No. 75, December 2019, Ed Waters

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Understanding flooding in poljes: A modelling perspective, Cyril Mayaud, Franci Grabovšek, Matej Blatnik, and Blaž Kogovšek

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Understanding Ritual Cave Use in Later Prehistory, Lindsey Büster, Eugène Warmenbol, and Dimitrij Mlekuž

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Understanding the Banff Hot Springs through Karst Hydrogeology, Charles Yonge