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 Picture from The Cave of Winds Home Page .

To read or download my PhD dissertation, "Genesis of Cave of the Winds, Manitou Springs, Colorado" click on Thesis. A word of warning, these two files are BIG (~2 Mb each), 28.8 modems or better should be used to download these files. Once on your ha rd drive, put both files in the same directory (the Plate 4 file is hyper-linked to the thesis file). Please e-mail me if you have any problems.


This file contains everything except Plate 4, to read or download Plate 4 click on Plate 4

Plate 4

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A photo of me in Breezeway Cave. Photo of Breezeway Cave

Iron oxide precipitated by bacteria? Microphotograph of Fe-oxide from Serendipity Cave

Microphotograph of geothite from Fairy Cave

Microphotograph of Fe-oxide (iron foam #2) from Fairy Cave

Microphotograph of Fe-oxide (iron foam #4) from Fairy Cave

A coring device that I designed and manufactured for the study of cave sediments. Photo of cave coring device

Drawing of barrel gate for caves with small entrances. Drawing of cave gate, top and side view

Scanning Electron Microscope photographs of cave insects. Insect photos

Click here for my phone number, snail-mail address and e-mail address--- 411 info

University of Colorado.

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