Volume 4, Issue 5-1, September 2015, Page: 108-112
Geomorphologic Features of Sataplia-Tskaltubo Limestone Massif
Tsikarishvili Kukuri, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Lezhava Zaza, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Asanidze Lasha, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Bolashvili Nana, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Chikhradze Nino, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia; School of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Chartolani Giorgi, Vakhushti Bagrationi Institute of Geography, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia
Received: Jul. 9, 2015;       Accepted: Jul. 10, 2015;       Published: Jul. 29, 2015
DOI: 10.11648/j.earth.s.2015040501.30      View  3922      Downloads  54
Abstract
One of the important factors of karsto- and speleogenezis of Sataplia-Tskaltubo limestone massif is a still poorly studied geomorphological peculiarity of the region. Karsto- and speleogenezis is conditioned by the geological structure and tectonics. In the working process we used the already approved fundamental and applied research methods, both traditional and modern method systems. We carried out the detailed geomorphologic and karst-speleological exploration of the research area, conducted a large-scale survey works, on the basis of which we compiled the geomorphologic schematic map of Tskaltubo limestone massif and singled out the relief’s genetic types
Keywords
Speleology of Georgia, Karst Processes, Caves, Geomorphology, Limestone Massif
To cite this article
Tsikarishvili Kukuri, Lezhava Zaza, Asanidze Lasha, Bolashvili Nana, Chikhradze Nino, Chartolani Giorgi, Geomorphologic Features of Sataplia-Tskaltubo Limestone Massif, Earth Sciences. Special Issue: Modern Problems of Geography and Anthropology. Vol. 4, No. 5-1, 2015, pp. 108-112. doi: 10.11648/j.earth.s.2015040501.30
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