The Texas Caver

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The Texas Caver

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Title:
The Texas Caver
Series Title:
The Texas Caver
Creator:
Texas Speleological Association
Publisher:
Texas Speleological Association
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Language:
English

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Subjects / Keywords:
Regional Speleology ( local )
Technical Speleology ( local )
Genre:
Newsletter
serial ( sobekcm )
Location:
United States

Notes

General Note:
Contents: Meeting dates -- UTSS training program -- Notice to Texas Grottos -- Note from Don Widener -- Note from NSS editor -- Note form Bob Hudson -- Mayfield Cave -- The square knot and the granny knot / Wm. Thomas -- Discussion of Stokes' Law.
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Open Access - Permission by Publisher
Original Version:
Vol. 1, no. 7 (1956)
General Note:
See Extended description for more information.

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University of South Florida Library
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University of South Florida
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K26-04414 ( USFLDC DOI )
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10573 ( karstportal - original NodeID )
0040-4233 ( ISSN )

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Description
Contents: Meeting
dates --
UTSS training program --
Notice to Texas Grottos --
Note from Don Widener --
Note from NSS editor --
Note form Bob Hudson --
Mayfield Cave --
The square knot and the granny knot / Wm. Thomas --
Discussion of Stokes' Law.


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