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AMCS Bulletin 21

Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis
of Sistema Zacatón

Marcus O. Gary
114 pages, softbound or hardbound
2010


A reformatted PhD dissertation at the University of Texas at Austin, with color illustrations throughout. A study of an area containing deep water-filled sinkholes of volcanogenic origin in northeastern Mexico, including El Zacatón, 350 meters deep.


Table of Contents

12
Preface and Acknowledgements
15
Chapter 1. Introduction.
35
Chapter 2. Volcanogenic Karstification of Sistema Zacatón.
41
Chapter 3. 3-D Mapping and Characterization from DEPTHX.
55
Chapter 4. Geophysical Evidence of Travertine-Filled Sinkholes in a Hydrothermal Karst System.
69
Chapter 5. Hydrogeologic Characterization of Sistema Zacatón.
91
Chapter 6. Volcanogenic Karstification: Implications of This Hypogenic Process
101
Chapter 7. Summary and Conclusions.
105
Appendix A. A comparative molecular analysis of Mexican cenotes (abstract)
106
Appendix B. Preliminary Isotopic Dating of Travertine Stages
108
References.

 


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