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Mammoth Cave curiosities : a guide to rockphobia, dating, saber-toothed cats, and other subterranean marvels / Colleen Olson.

By: Olson, Colleen O'Connor, 1966- [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, 2017Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813169279; 0813169275; 9780813169262; 0813169267.Subject(s): Curiosities and wonders -- Kentucky -- Mammoth Cave -- AnecdotesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Mammoth Cave curiosities.DDC classification: 976.9/754 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The Mammoth Cave dating guide (not how to get a date with a Mammoth Cave guide) -- Rockphobia: rockfall, earthquakes, and caves -- Bones: what's left of exciting but dead animals in Mammoth Cave -- Secret lives of cave critters revealed! -- The gypsum twinkie connection: and other uses of cave minerals -- Prairie park companion: Mammoth Cave National Park's prairie restoration -- Prehistoric cavers -- Saltpeter: an explosive subject -- The cave cure: old and new ideas on the healing powers of caves -- Exploring the world's longest cave -- The cave wars -- Want a 2:00 a.m. cave tour? Come to great onyx! -- Cave Guide Coy Hanson: electric lights, the Mammoth Cave Railroad, and other stuff -- Lost John: the discovery of a mummy -- CCC Boy Fred k. Hanie Jr -- Ronald Reagan's visit to Mammoth Cave -- Rachel Wilson, a woman in the underground world of men -- Nuclear-fallout shelters in Mammoth Cave -- The literary mammoth -- Celebrities underground -- Colossal cave adventure: cave meets computer -- Cave jokes: the lowest form of humor.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The Mammoth Cave dating guide (not how to get a date with a Mammoth Cave guide) -- Rockphobia: rockfall, earthquakes, and caves -- Bones: what's left of exciting but dead animals in Mammoth Cave -- Secret lives of cave critters revealed! -- The gypsum twinkie connection: and other uses of cave minerals -- Prairie park companion: Mammoth Cave National Park's prairie restoration -- Prehistoric cavers -- Saltpeter: an explosive subject -- The cave cure: old and new ideas on the healing powers of caves -- Exploring the world's longest cave -- The cave wars -- Want a 2:00 a.m. cave tour? Come to great onyx! -- Cave Guide Coy Hanson: electric lights, the Mammoth Cave Railroad, and other stuff -- Lost John: the discovery of a mummy -- CCC Boy Fred k. Hanie Jr -- Ronald Reagan's visit to Mammoth Cave -- Rachel Wilson, a woman in the underground world of men -- Nuclear-fallout shelters in Mammoth Cave -- The literary mammoth -- Celebrities underground -- Colossal cave adventure: cave meets computer -- Cave jokes: the lowest form of humor.

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<p> Colleen O'Connor Olson has been guiding tours at Mammoth Cave National Park for over twenty years. She is the author of Scary Stories of Mammoth Cave , Nine Miles to Mammoth Cave: The Story of the Mammoth Cave Railroad , Mammoth Cave by Lantern Light, and Prehistoric Cavers of Mammoth Cave .</p>

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