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Caves of Northern Thailand

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Published by River Books Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Travel,
  • Asia - Southeast,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Special Interest - General,
  • Thailand,
  • General,
  • Travel / General,
  • Asia - General,
  • Cave temples, Buddhist,
  • Caves,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Thailand, Northern

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9184234M
ISBN 109749863135
ISBN 109789749863138

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Nevertheless many caves remain to be unexplored. Thus the caves selected for Caves of Northern Thailand are only a small percentage of the 2 or so caves in Northern Thailand. They include many of the most spectacular wild caves, the famous temple caves and archaeological sites. Get this from a library! Caves of Northern Thailand. [Phindā Sitthisunthō̜n.; Simon Gardner; Dīn Samāt.] -- "This book brings together these diverse aspects of caves in northern Thailand for the first time, with chapters on geology, environment, archaeology, temples and folklore, uses and conservation. The Caves of Northern Thailand covers the provinces of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Lamphun, Mae Hong Son, Nan, Phayao, Phrae, Sukhothai and Uttaradit. This region has Thailand's deepest caves and many of the longest caves. Over 1, caves, rock shelters, stream sinks, resurgences and other sites of speleological interest are fully detailed, supported by surveys and a bibliography.   Caves of Northern Thailand by Pindar Sidisunthorn, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(4).

Get Books. Book Description: Volume 2 of The Caves of Thailand covers the northern provinces of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Lamphun, Mae Hong Son, Nan, Phayao, Phrae, Sukhothai and Uttaradit. This region has Thailand's deepest caves and many of the longest caves. The second volume of a new "Caves of Thailand", compiled by Martin Ellis, has been published covering the northern volume has over 1, caves, rock shelters, stream sinks, resurgences and other sites which may be of speleological interest from the provinces of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Lamphun, Mae Hong Son, Nan, Phayao, Phrae, Sukhothai and Uttaradit. Volume 2 of The Caves of Thailand covers the northern provinces of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Lamphun, Mae Hong Son, Nan, Phayao, Phrae, Sukhothai and Uttaradit. This region has Thailand's deepest caves and many of the longest caves. Over 1, caves, rock shelters, stream sinks, resurgences and other sites. A new series of The Caves of Thailand books are being published. These describe all known caves, rock shelters, resurgences, stream sinks and other sites of speleological interest, along with surveys and references. Volume 1 - Eastern Thailand Volume 2 - Northern Thailand Volume 3 - Western and Central Thailand.

  IT’S J —a hot, cloudy day in northern Thailand. Twelve young players of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach head into a local cave after practice. They plan to spend only an hour or two exploring, but outside, rain has begun pouring down, and when they turn to leave, rising floodwaters block their path out. Thus the caves selected for this book are only a small percentage of the 2, or so caves in Northern Thailand. They include many of the most spectacular wild caves, the famous temple caves and archaeological sites. The book covers all aspects of caves including their geology, environment, archaeology, temples and folklore as well as. Volume 2 of The Caves of Thailand covers the northern provinces of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Lampang, Lamphun, Mae Hong Son, Nan, Phayao, Phrae, Sukhothai and Uttaradit. This region has Thailand's deepest caves and many of the longest caves. The story of 12 boys from a soccer team and their coach who became trapped in a cave by rising water captivated the world. The group wandered into the Tham Luang cave in Northern Thailand in June , not knowing that monsoon rains were sending floodwater their way, blocking the exit from the cave.