The Texas Speleological Survey is pleased to offer
The Caves and Karst of Texas for sale to teachers, historians, scientists, cavers,
conservationists, land and groundwater managers, urban planners, decision makers, public libraries,
and university libraries. This book is a fascinating resource on karst terrains, which cover 25% of Texas.
This is the largest and most comprehensive volume ever published on Texas caves, and will not be
available in bookstores.
The book contains chapters on caving in Texas; karst regions of Texas, hydrogeology and evolution of caves and karst in the southwestern Edwards Plateau; cave fauna; vertebrate paleontology; archaeology; conservation; road logs for geologists, archaeologists, and biologists; show caves; caves of Kickapoo Caverns State Natural Area; wild caves; unusual caves and karst; and caves of northern Mexico. A comprehensive index and an appendix of long and deep caves are included.
- 342 pp. + viii + 12 pp. of folded maps in a pocket
- 114 photographs, including two full-color covers of Kickapoo Cavern and O-9 Well
- 30 illustrations and graphs
- 107 cave maps
- 179 cave descriptions with mentions of numerous other caves and rock shelters
- Descriptions and maps of 35 significant bat caves
- Printed on acid-free, recycled paper
- Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 94-66893, ISBN (paperbound) 1-879961-04-0
We now offer a new lower price to libraries! Sorry, but for conservation reasons this book will not be sold to bookstores, book dealers, or public school libraries. NSS members outside of Texas are urged to purchase the book from the NSS Bookstore.
Individuals and University or Public Libraries-
$30.00 per copy
Members of TSA* or NSS - $15.00 per copy (give membership number)
shipping and handling included for USA addresses. You may save $4 per book by purchasing it at the TSS Office, Building 18A, J.J. Pickle Research Campus, The University of Texas at Austin.
State of Texas agencies and libraries may order by mail and will be billed-please refer to
State Payee Identification #17423678410000. Others, please send a check or money order to:
Texas Speleological Survey
The University of Texas
Austin, Texas 78712-1100
Phone (512) 475-8802 or E-mail Jim Kennedy, TSS Editor
The Texas Speleological Survey is a nonprofit organization affiliated with the Texas Memorial Museum, The University of Texas at Austin, and a member of the *Texas Speleological Association, which is affiliated with the National Speleological Society. The TSS reserves the right not to distribute its publications to any person who might use the information to exploit or degrade cave or karst resources.