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Glossary of Cave-Related Terms

Many of the terms on this page have links to pictures or text elsewhere on the Internet.

For further reading on the web, we recommend the Glossary of Cave and Karst Terminology, prepared by Joe Jennings in Australia, and the Caver's Slang Dictionary available at the TAGNET web site.

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