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Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Pseudokarst

Slovak Caves Administration, Liptovský Mikuláš

Slovak Speleological Society

International Union of Speleology, Commission for Pseudokarst

Teplý Vrch – Slovakia, 2004

Published by: Slovak Caves Administration, Hodžova 11, 031 01 Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia

Editor: Ľudovít Gaál

Technical co-operation: Ladislav Iždinský

Adjustment: Ján Kasák – M&P Žilina, Bohuslav Kortman

Cover: Dvojvchodová rozsadlina Cave, Photo Tomasz Mleczek

Printed by Knižné centrum, Žilina, ISBN 80-8064-222-2

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Contents

Introduction

Prologue

  • Durch Exhalation entstandene Höhlen im Karpatenbecken - István Eszsterhás
  • Hot and Cold Way of Origin of the Tree Mold Caves - Ľudovít Gaál – Hiroshi Tachihara – Kensaku Urata
  • Speleothems in Mines – Pseudokarst features? - Rudolf Pavuza – Karl Mais
  • On the Finnish pseudokarsts - Aimo Kejonen
  • Caves in Non-Carbonate Rocks of Slovakia: List, Genetic types, Values and Protection - Pavel Bella – Ľudovít Gaál – Peter Holúbek
  • Horizontal Quartzite-karst Caves in Venezuela – One of the Newest Geomorphological Discoveries - Lukáš Vlček
  • A Digital List of Non-karstic Caves in Hungary - István Eszterhás – George Szentes
  • Caves of the Polish Flysch Carpathians - Grzegorz Klassek
  • Morphological Evolution of the Pseudokarst Forms in Quaternary Loesses of Southern Poland - a case study of BUgaj near Pinczów, Nida Basin - Jan Urban
  • Výzkum a dokumentace preudokrasu Broumovské vrchoviny - stav k roku 2003 - Oldřich Jenka – Jiří Kopecký
  • Nekrasové jaskyne v Žiarskej doline v Západných Tatrách - Peter Holúbek
  • Siliceous karst forms in the Lužické hory Mts., northern Bohemia - Jiří Adamovič – Petr Havránek
  • Le morfologie pseudocarsiche nel flysch della Valle dello Judrio (Friuli Venezia Giulia – Italia) - di Maurizio Tavagnutti
  • A Contribution to the Knowledge of the Moss Mites (Acarina) of several Pseudokarst Caves of the Southern Slovakia - Peter Ľuptáčik – Barbora Gaálová
  • Barlangok felkutatása a Korponai-hegyvidéken középkori oklevelek helynevei alapján - Dénes György
  • Člověk a pískovcová krajina - Vladimír Peša – Petr Jenč
  • Die Pseudokarsthoehle Knahyna an der Grenze der Slowakei und der Ukraine - Ján Ducár

Posters

  • Specific relief of ferruginous sandstones and sinters in northern Bohenia - Jiří Adamovič
  • Notes on the origin of strata-bound caves of the Klokočí cuesta - Honza Mertlík
  • Selected weathering forms and pseudokarst features of sandstones In the Bohemian Switzerland National Park - Zuzana Vařilová
News

Jasovská jaskyňa zatvorená

Oznamujeme návštevníkom, že z dôvodu rekonštrukcie prehliadkovej trasy bude Jasovská jaskyňa od 5. 9. 2022 pre verejnosť zatvorená. Predpokladáme, že práce budú ukončené do 3. 10. 2022. O tom, kedy bude jaskyňa znovu otvorená budeme včas informovať na webovej stránke. Za pochopenie ďakujeme.

Dear visitors, the Jasovska Cave will be closed from 5th September  2022 due to reconstruction of tourist path. We suppose reopening after the 3st October 2022. The exact date will be announced via our website. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Bystrianska jaskyňa zatvorená

Oznamujeme návštevníkom, že z dôvodu rekonštrukcie elektroinštalácie bude Bystrianska jaskyňa od 15. 8. 2022 pre verejnosť zatvorená. Predpokladáme, že práce budú ukončené do 15. 10. 2022. O tom, kedy bude jaskyňa znovu otvorená budeme včas informovať na webovej stránke. Za pochopenie ďakujeme.

Dear visitors, the Bystrianska Cave will be closed from 15. 8. 2022 due to electric installation reconstruction. We suppose reopening after 15. 10. 2022. The exact date will be announced via our website. We apologize for any inconvenience.

SHOW CAVES OPENED AGAIN

Dear visitors, our show caves are opened again from May 15, 2021 under the following restrictions: visitors must wear a face mask, disinfect hands and keep the required distance from each other. Details are stated in official country regulations and legislature. The number of visitors per admission is reduced. Thanks for understanding. We wish you a pleasant visit!

Underground boat trip in Domica Cave not available.

24.07.2018 Due to low yield of underground water the boat trip in Domica Cave is not available. The short tour is available. Thank you for understanding

Cave visit with small children

Dear visitors, due to increased visitation of parents with very small children (circa up to 3 - 4 years of age), we would like to kindly ask you to have a rucksack baby carrier with you for visiting the more demanding caves in given time. This recommendation concerns all caves but the most concerned are the following ones: Demänovská Cave of Liberty, Belianska Cave, Dobšinská Ice Cave, Demänovská Ice Cave, Harmanecká Cave. We also ask you to consider visiting the cave with your crying child, which could disturb the other visitors. Thank you for understanding and we wish you a nice experience.

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