Item description for Exploring Caves: Journeys into the Earth by Nancy Holler Aulenbach...
Overview Accompanied by an IMAX film crew, two veteran spelunkers descend into three different kinds of subterranean caves: the ice chambers of Greenland, underwater caves in Mexico, and terrestrial caves of the United States.
Publishers Description Readers share the adventures of two women cavers - a teacher and a microbiologist - as they explore ice caves in Greenland, underwater caves in Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, and terrestrial caves in the southeastern United States. Their exploits form the basis for MacGillivray Freeman's large format film Journey Into Amazing Caves, which will be shown in IMAX theaters beginning in March 2001.
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Studio: National Geographic Children's Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.16" Width: 9.46" Height: 0.41" Weight: 1.12 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2001
Publisher National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN 079227721X ISBN13 9780792277217
Availability 0 units.
More About Nancy Holler Aulenbach
Nancy Holler Aulenbach is an elementary school teacher from Norcross, Georgia, who feels most at home underground. Born into a caving family, she made her first trip into the Earth when she was jut a few months old. She is well known among cavers for her expertise in rigging, surveying, and performing cave-rescues. Hazel A. Barton, born and raised in England, lives near Boulder, Colorado, where she is a research associate of the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado. Her interest in animal diseases led to a career in microbiology. An award-winning cave mapper, she is interested in studying unusual ecosystems deep underground. Marfe Ferguson Delano is a freelance writer who was introduced to caving by Nancy Aulenbach and Hazel Barton. She is a graduate of Duke University and currently lives in Alexandria, Virginia. She has assisted in writing 10 books for the National Geographic Society."