August 14, 2022

Speleology (Czech speleology) is a scientific discipline dealing with cave research. It represents one of the subfields of karsology, a science dealing with the comprehensive research of karst. Today, in a broader sense, the term speleology or caving is also used for hobby and sports activities carried out in caves and other underground spaces, especially speleoalpinism.




ZJÍČEK, Petr. Moravian karst in the submersible river of time. Prague: Academia, 2017. ISBN 978-80-200-2723-8.

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Images, sounds or videos on the topic of speleology on Wikimedia Commons Dictionary entry of speleology in WiktionaryCzech speleological society ZO 6-26 Speleohistoric Club Brno ZO 6-20 Moravian Karst International Journal of SpeleologyU.S. CAVERS FORUM Archived 1/15/2019 at the Wayback Machine Internet server Jeskyňář.cz Dangers in caves, a methodical article about the dangers facing laymen when entering caves