Ice Cave Map Pioneering: Russian Experience

Elena V. Trofimova


The paper is devoted to the history of ice cave mapping in Russia starting in the eighteenth century. The plans of Kungur, Shulgan-Tash, Ik, Nizhneudinskaya and Abigi-dzhe Ice Caves are considered. The cartographic works are displayed with short descriptions of the ice formations. The differences from the European approach to ice cave mapping are discussed.


ice cave, mapping, plan, vertical profile, Russia

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