New maps added this week for October 20-24, 2014, from Oregon to the Rains down in Africa

Cartes des Pluies Annuelles en Afrique, IRD
Cartes des Pluies Annuelles en Afrique, IRD

Geologo-strukturnai︠a︡ karta s ėlementami neotektoniki, Mongolʹskai︠a︡ Narodnai︠a︡ Respublika
G 7896 C55 S1000 A4 K-47-M-50 GEOL MAPS

Geologic Map of Oregon
Compiled by G.W. Walker and P.B. King, U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries
G 4291 C5 1967 W3 GEOL MAPS

Carte des pluies annuelles en Afrique (Annual rainfall map of Africa)
IRD, Institut de recherche pour le développement
G 8201 C88 2012 I5 GEOL MAPS

New Maps added this week, from Mississippi Delta to Mongolia : October 17-20, 2014

International Geological Map of Asia, Scale 1:5,000,000, CGMW
International Geological Map of Asia, Scale 1:5,000,000, CGMW

We have some new geological and hydrogeological maps this week:

Black Bay 30 x 60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle
G4011 C5 s100 L6 BLACK BAY GEOL MAPS

Mississippi River Delta 30 x 60 Minute Geologic Quadrangle
G4011 C5 s100 L6 MISSISSIPPI RIVER DELTA GEOL MAPS

International Geological Map of Asia
G 7401 C5 2013 C6 SHEET 1-12 GEOL MAPS

Geological map of South America, 1979
G 5201 C5 1979 M47 ROLLED GEOL MAPS

Mongolyn gidrogeologiĭn zurag 1:1,000,000 (Hydrogeological map of Mongolia 1:1,000,000)
G 7896 C3 S1000 Z4 K-47-M-50 GEOL MAPS

Mammoth Cave Revisited

mammothcave2We took down our summer display about Mammoth Cave last week. But we still have our collection in the stacks! If you’re interested in reading more about the cave and its geology and the fascinating characters who explored and exploited the cave, here’s a brief reading list of books in our collection:

Bullitt, Alexander Clark, 1807-1868
Rambles in the Mammoth Cave, during the year 1844
F 457 M2 B9 1973

Brucker, Roger W. and Watson, Richard A.
The longest cave
GB 606 M35 B78 1987

George, Angelo I.
Prehistoric mummies from the Mammoth Cave area: foundations and concepts
F 457 M2 G46 1990

Meloy, Harold
Mummies of Mammoth Cave; an account of the Indian mummies discovered in Short Cave, Salts Cave and Mammoth Cave, Kentucky
E 78 K3 M4

Murray, Robert K.
Trapped! : The story of Floyd Collins
GB 601.6 C64 M87 1982

Panton, J. Hoyes (James Hoyes), 1847-1898.
The Mammoth Cave of Kentucky
GB 606 M35 P368

Phoenix, Mike
The complete cave trilogy : exploration and exploitation of Mammoth Cave in the 19th century
PS 3616 H64 C65 2012

Double Drop by H.A. Hurtt

doubledropLooking to hole up with a cave thriller? This just in: Double Drop by H.A. Hurtt!

“When cave researchers uncover a connection between the death of a friend and the desecration of an exquisite Sierra Nevada cavern, they become pawns in a plot to replace the FBI with a Blackwater-styled security firm. The end-game plays out in the labyrinth of California’s longest cave.”