Bibliography

Below is a partial list of references for karst, caves, and cave exploration in China. We are always looking to expand the list. Contact Erin Lynch to contribute additional references.

Most of these publications are available through caving books retailers such as Wild Places Publishing in the UK or Speleobooks in the USA. For works published in China, contact Erin Lynch for more information.

Wulong: Wujiang depths of the karst gallery by Xiao
Chinese National Geography (184) 2007.07: 64-75
Article about Wulong Karst including table tiankeng dimensions and numerous colour photos.

Hohlenforschung in China: Hohlen im Karst von Houping, Provinz Chongqing, Sudchina by Thomas Matthalm
Mitteilungen des Verbandes der deutschen Hohlen- und Karstforscher e.V. Munchen (53) 1/2007: 9-14
Article about the Houping 2006-2 expedition, including photos, surveys, and location map.

Tian Xing by Eva Hajduk
Jaskinie (46) 1/2007: 17-19
Article about the Tianxing 2006 expedition, including photos and cover.
Text of the article

Suspended on a Thread by Rich Gerrish
Descent (194) Feb/March 2007: 30-32
Full article about the descent of Miao Keng during the Tianxing 2006 expedition, including photos and a survey.

Tianxing 2001-2003 by Erin Lynch (Ed.), Duncan Collis (Ed.)
Caves of China Series 2 Vol 1 2006
Journal covering three years of exploration in Tianxing by the China Caves Project and Hong Meigui CES. A4 glossy full-colour journal includes 2 maps, 13 surveys, and 79 photos plus a 59cmx76cm colour poster featuring a survey of Qikeng Dong and Dongba Dong.

Caving in China by Andy Zellner
TagNet 2006
Article about the Tianxing 2006 expedition.
Text of the article

Jianshi 2006 by Erin Lynch
Descent (191) Aug/Sept 2006: 34-35
International News item about the Jianshi 2006 project, including photos.
Shuanghe yields 100km by Erin Lynch
Descent (191) Aug/Sept 2006: 35
International News item about the French Guizhou 2006 expedition.

Oh no, no snow! by Hilary Greaves
Descent (189) April/May 2006: 18-19
International News item about the Zhongdian Draughting Holes expedition.

Some you win and some you lose - Tian Xing tales by Rob Garrett
Depth Through Thought Vol 16 (3) 1 March 2006
Describes connection of Liu Chi Aokou Xia Dong and Lanmu Shu Dong.
Text of the article

Time Stops Underground Plaza by Mao Yu
Alpinist (91) 2006.01: 72-77
Caving with the Chongqing Exploration Club and Guizhou Cave Association. Caving in Pengshui.
In the Cave by Jiao Si
Alpinist (91) 2006.01: 46-47
Caving in Hubei.

Some you win and some you lose - Tian Xing tales by Fleur Loveridge
Depth Through Thought Vol 16 (2) 22 February 2006
Describes the near connection of Liu Chi Aokou Xia Dong and Qikeng Dong.
Text of the article

Nandan 2006 by Erin Lynch
Descent (188) Feb/Mar 2006: 24
International News item about the Nandan 2006 expedition, including photos.

Expedition Report: Tian Xing 2003 by Jenny Drake
Speleology (5) Dec 2005: 15-17
Article about the Tianxing 2003 expedition, including photos, surveys and area map.

The Crown of the Subterranean - the great shafts by Marcin Furtak
Polish Caving 2001-2005 2005: 34
ISBN 83-922272-2-0
Summary of Speleoklub Bobry Zagan's descent of worldwide deep shafts, including Baiyu Dong. In English.

Hong Meigui CES 2005 Expedition to Houping, China by Becka Lawson, Julian Todd
RRCPC Newsletter Vol 42 (2) Nov 2005: 12-17
Article about the Houping 2005 expedition, including photos.

Tian'e and Fengshan Expeditions by Bruce Bensley
Published 2005.
Report on the 2004 China Caves Project expeditions to Tiane and Fengshan.

Following in T'Owd Man's footsteps by Erin Lynch
Descent (185) Aug/Sept 2005: 24-25
International News item about the Houping 2005 expedition, including photos.

Longer longest cave by Erin Lynch
Descent (184) June/July 2005: 18
International News item about the French PSCJA Guizhou 2005 expedition to Suiyang, Zhengan, Qianxi and Xiuwen.
Exciting leads in a new area by Erin Lynch
Descent (184) June/July 2005: 18
International News item about the Hunan 2005 expedition, including photos.

Going green in Chengzhou by Erin Lynch
Descent (183) April/May 2005: 24
International News item about the US CRF expedition to Chengzhou, Hunan.
Major exploration in Jiang Zhou by Ged Campion
Descent (183) April/May 2005: 24
International News item about the CCP Fengshan 2004 expedition to Fengshan, Guangxi. Includes photos.

Tian Xing 2004: Russians go! by Ilya Boiko
Expedition Vol 2 (14) March 2005: 98-103
Article about the Tianxing 2004 expedition, including photos. In Russian.

The unreported expeditions of 2004: British in Fengshan by Erin Lynch
Descent (182) Feb/Mar 2005: 16-17
International News item about the 2004 China Caves Project expedition to Fengshan, Guangxi.
The unreported expeditions of 2004: Hong Meigui in Nandan ... and Tian Xing by Erin Lynch
Descent (182) Feb/Mar 2005: 17
International News item about the Tian Xing 2004 and Nandan 2005 expeditions, including photos.
The unreported expeditions of 2004: Italians in Xinjiang by Erin Lynch
Descent (182) Feb/Mar 2005: 16-17
International News item about the 2004 Italian CIRS expedition to Xinjiang.
The unreported expeditions of 2004: by Erin Lynch
Descent (182) Feb/Mar 2005: 16-17
International News item about the 2004 Japanese expedition to Fengshan and Leye, Guangxi.

Studnia Bialego Desczczu by Marcin Furtak
Jaskinie Vol 35 (2) 2004: 18-20
Article about Speleoklub Bobry Zagan's descent of Baiyu Dong. In Polish.

Tian Xing: report from the field by Erin Lynch
Descent (181) Dec/Jan 2004/2005: 18
International News item about the Tian Xing 2004 expedition, including two photos.

Liu Chi Aokou Xia (China's deepest cave?) by Rob Garrett
Depth Through Thought Vol 14 (9) 20 October 2004
Describes exploration in Liu Chi Aokou Xia Dong.

Many more km in Houping by Erin Lynch
Descent (180) Oct/Nov 2004: 30
International News item about the Houping 2004 expedition, including a photo.
In the land of hollow rock by Rich Gerrish
Descent (180) Oct/Nov 2004: 24-25
Full article about the Yunnan 2003 expedition, including photos.
Frustrations in Zhongdian by Erin Lynch
Descent (180) Oct/Nov 2004: 25
News item about the summer Yunnan 2004 expedition, including a photo.

Y'all come back now by Ged Campion
Descent (179) Aug/Sep 2004: 31
International News item about the China Caves Project expedition to Tiane and Fengshan, Guangxi..
Cave divers return by Erin Lynch
Descent (179) Aug/Sep 2004: 31
International News item about the China/USA Caves Project expedition to Jishou, Hunan.

Large caves in Guangxi by Erin Lynch
Descent (178) June/July 2004: 35
International News item about the China Caves Project expedition to Tiane and Fengshan, Guangxi.
Of mice and cavers by Erin Lynch
Descent (178) June/July 2004: 34-35
International News item about the Zhangjiajie 2004 expedition, including photos.

Big passage in Zhangjiajie by Erin Lynch
NSS News () May 2004: 137-139
Full article about the Zhangjiajie 2003 expedition, including the front cover, photos and a survey.

Massive resurgences discovered by Erin Lynch
Descent (177) April/May 2004: 18
International News item about the Yunnan Resurgences 2004 expedition.
Successes for Italian team by Erin Lynch
Descent (177) April/May 2004: 18-19
International News report about the 2003 CIRS Ragusa expedition to Fengshan, Guangxi.
Ramblers' expedition report Tian'E going well by Erin Lynch
Descent (177) April/May 2004: 19
International News report about the 2004 CCP expedition to Tian'E, Guangxi. Includes a photo.

Breakthrough in Bottomless Pit by Erin Lynch
Descent (176) Feb/Mar 2004: 18
International News report about the Caobo 2003 expedition, including a photo.
Major cave discovered by Erin Lynch
Descent (176) Feb/Mar 2004: 18-19
International News report about the Zhangjiajie 2003 expedition, including finds from both Bai Jia Yu Cun and Tian Men Shan.
Into Da Dong by Rich Gerish
Descent (176) Feb/Mar 2004: 20-22
Full article detailing exploration of Da Dong on the Zhangjiajie 2003 expedition, including the cover, photos, and a survey.

Shuanghedongqun, la plus longue grotte de Chine (54 km) by Jean Bottazzi
Spelunca (93) 2004
Article about the French PSCJA expedition to China which extended Shuanghe Dongqun to 54km.

Dong Xue Tan Xian (Cave Exploration) by Zhang Yuan Hai, Erin Lynch
Shanghai: 2004. 162 pages.
ISBN 7-5366-5290-9/K.276
Manual of caving and cave exploration with photographs, surveys, and diagrams. Includes materials from Hong Meigui Leye 2001 expedition and the China Caves Project Hidden River 2002 expedition and expeditions to Xinglong. In Chinese.

China 2003 by Bill Miners
UBSS Newsletter () Christmas 2003: 19-23
Article about the Dong Ba 2003 expedition.

Six seconds in Da Keng by Erin Lynch
Descent (175) Dec/Jan 2003/2004: 23
International News report summarizing finds of the Dong Ba 2003 expedition.

The characteristics of cave development in Shilin by Liu Hong, Zhou Yan
Advance in Earth Science Vol 18 (6) Dec 2003: 891-898
Discusses the morphology of caves in Shilin, with materials from Hong Meigui Yunnan 2001 expedition. Includes diagrams, maps, and surveys. In Chinese with English abstract and captions.

Climbing Trees: Short stories from China, Part 2 by Ben Lovett
Descent (174) Oct/Nov 2003: 34-35
Adventures while searching for entrances in San Qiao.
High altitute caving by Erin Lynch, Rich Gerrish, Hilary Greaves
Descent (174) Oct/Nov 2003: 32
International News report summarizing finds of the Yunnan 2003 expedition.
Caving in conglomerate by Erin Lynch
Descent (174) Oct/Nov 2003: 32
International News report summarizing finds of the Lushan 2003 expedition, including a survey and photographs.

Dashiwei Tiankeng Group, Leye, Guangxi: Discoveries, Exploration, Definition and Research by Zhu Xuewen, Huang Baojian, Zhu Dehao, Chen Weihai
Beijing: 2003. 184 pages.
ISBN 7-80666-393-2/K.15
Discusses tiankeng (large dolines) throughout China. Includes materials from Hong Meigui expeditions to Leye and Houping, and China Caves Project expeditions to Leye and xinglong. Full color with many photos, maps, and surveys. In Chinese with English summary.

Hidden River Expedition: China 2002 by James Alker
Speleology (03) September 2003: 18-22,27
Report on the China Caves Project 2002 Hidden River expedition to Leye. Includes photos and back cover.

Big Dongs in China by Taco van Ieperen
Canadian Caver (60) September 2003:
Article about the Qikeng Dong 2002 expedition.

Survey, Evaluation and Tentative Planning of Tourism Resources Dominated by Dashiwei Tiankeng Group in the County of Leye, Guangxi, China by Huang Baojian
Published September 2003. 126 pages.
Study of Leye karst, including area maps, cave surveys, and 12 plates of color photographs. Includes materials from the China Caves Project Lingyun 2000 and Hidden River 2002 expeditions, and the Hong Meigui Leye 2001 expedition.

Chine: Une verticale absolue de 424 m ! by Eric Sanson
Speleo (44) August 2003: 12-
Article about the French Guizhou 2003 expedition. Includes photos and a survey. In French.

Study on Karst Landscape and World Natural Heritage Value of Tiankeng-Difeng Tourist Site, Fengjie, Chongqing by Chen Weihai, Zhu Dehao, Zhu Xuewen, Deng Zhu
Beijing: 2003. pages.
ISBN 7-116-03860-4/P.2385
Discusses the caves and tiankeng (large dolines) of xinglong in detail, with maps, diagrams, and surveys. Includes materials from China Caves Project expeditions to xinglong. In Chinese with English summary.

Blind fish in China by Erin Lynch
Descent (172) June/July 2003: 24
International News report about new loach, Tripholophysa rosa, discovered during the Qikeng 2002 expedition.
Deepest underground drop; new longest cave by Erin Lynch
Descent (172) June/July 2003: 23-24
International News report including details from Hong Meigui Lushan 2003 and summarizing Hong Meigui Nandan 2003 as well as the French PSCJA expedition to Guizhou and the British CCP-Craven expedition to Jingxi and Pingguo in Guangxi.

Sierra-Uniform-Mike-Papa by Erin Lynch
Descent (171) April/May 2003: 26-28
Full article about the discoveries of the Qikeng Dong 2002 expedition, including photos and a survey.

Crouching Tigers, Hidden Dragons
Descent (170) Feb/Mar 2003:
Full article about the China Caves Project Hidden River expedition to Leye, including the cover.

Measurements of 222Rn concentration in a karst area of Ziyun county (Guizhou province - China). by Flavio Trotti, E. Caldognetto, Roberto Zorzin
XVI International Symposium of Biospeleology, Verona, Italy 8-15 September 2002.: 93

Expedition Report: Guangxi, China 2002 by Ged Campion
Speleology (01) January 2003: 20-25
Report on the China Caves Project 2000 expedition to Lingyun and Leye.

Matt bottoms deepest cave in China! by Matt Ryan
Crewe Newsletter (76) Xmas 2002
Describes exploration and logistics in Tian Xing during the Hong Meigui Wulong Media Frenzy and Qikeng 2002 expeditions.

Qikeng Dong's bid for a depth record by Brian Judd
Descent (169) Dec/Jan 2002/2003: 18
International News report including updates from the CCP-HMG Tian Xing 2002 and Qikeng Dong 2002 expeditions.

The deepest cave in China? by Bill Miners
UBSS Newsletter () Autumn 2002: 18-22
Article about the Qikeng Dong 2002 expedition.

Letter from China by Jack and Laurie Sheldon
RRCPC Newsletter Vol 39 (2) October 2002
Describes the China Caves Project 2002 Hidden River expedition to Leye.

News from the sharp end: Qikeng goes deep! by Erin Lynch
Descent (168) Oct/Nov 2002:
International News report including updates from the Yunnan 2002, Wulong Media Frenzy, and CCP-HMG Tian Xing 2002 expeditions.
Of floods, frogs and a connection by Ben Lovett
Descent (168) Oct/Nov 2002: 24-25
Full article about the Celestial Being's through trip in San Qiao, includes photos and a survey.

The Chinese Way by Erin Lynch
NSS News () September 2002: 250-253
Full article about the Nandan 2001 expedition, including the back cover, photos and a survey.

Chine : descent dans l'enfer du chaudron by Patrick Deriaz
Speleo (41) May 2002: 6-
Article about the French 2001 expedition. Includes photos. In French.
Verticale de 180 meters au gouffre des Esprits en Chine by Remy Wenger
Speleo (41) May 2002: 31
Photograph.

Coccyx Down, Blue Underpants Onwards! by Brian Judd
Descent (165) April/May 2002:
Full article about the Brian Judd's adventures in Longtang after the China Caves Project Tian Xing 2001 expedition to Leye, including photos.

The Hidden Valleys China Caves Project Expedition 2002 by Ged Campion
Yorkshire Rambers' Bulletin (18) Winter 2002:
Report on the China Caves Project 2002 expedition to Leye.

Il Museo di Storia Naturale di Verona e la speleologia:breve storia di un lungo sodalizio by L. Latella, Roberto Zorzin
Istituto Italiano di Speleologia Memoria (13) 2002: 39-42

Guizhou 2000. Spedizione italiana in Cina. by F. Abrescia, L. Latella, G. Rossi, Roberto Zorzin
Speleologia (43) December 2001: 44-51

Ah, there's the rub by Rob Garrett
Descent (163) Dec/Jan 2001: 24-27
Full article about the Leye 2001 expedition, including the cover, photos, and a survey.

The Great Traverse of China
Descent (161) August/September 2001:
Full article about the China Caves Project FIXME expedition to Xinglong.

Preliminary assesment of the cavernicolous fauna of central-south China by Arthur Clarke, L. Latella
XV International Symposium of Biospeleology. Intervales (Brasil) July 2001: 8-15

"Guizhou 2000" Spedizione italiana in Cina by Roberto Zorzin, L. Latella
FIST (7) July 2001: 27-28

Wonders of the Three Gorges on the Yangtze River
Chongqing: 2001. 160 pages.
ISBN 7-5323-0402-7/P.4
Description and photographs of tourist attractions along the three gorges, with emphasis on karst. Areas covered include Hongchiba, Wulong, Xinglong and Fengdu. Full color with maps, photographs, and one survey. Text and captions in English and Chinese.

The YRC Guangxi Caves 2000 Expedition by Ged Campion
Yorkshire Rambers' Bulletin (15) Summer 2001: 1-66
Report on the China Caves Project Guangxi 2000 expedition to Lingyun and Leye.

"Guizhou expe 2001": di nuovo nel sud della Cina by L. Latella, Roberto Zorzin
News del Museo di Storia Naturale (5) 2001: 1

A Review of Chinese travertines by Allan Pentecost, Zhang Zhaohui
BCRA Cave and Karst Science Vol 28 (1) 2001: 15-28

Missione speciale: Guizhou 2000 by L. Latella, Roberto Zorzin
News del Museo di Storia Naturale (1) 2001: 4-5

Le spedizioni speleologiche italiane in Cina: cronistoria delle spedizioni veronesi. Atti del Convegno per il 50 anniversario della rifondazione della SSI. Verona 23-25 Giugno 2000. by Roberto Zorzin, G. Minciotti
Memorie dell'Istituto Italiano di Speleologia Vol 2 (13): 109-104

New Trechine Trechines (Coleopatera,Trechinae) from Northeastern Guizhou, South China by S.I. Ueno
Journal of the Speleological Society of Japan Vol 25 Dec 30,2000

Il cinquantenario della SSI by L. Latella, Roberto Zorzin
Speleologia (43) December 2000: 4-5

The travertine flora of Juizhaigou and Munigou, China, and its relationship with Calcium Carbonate deposition by Allan Pentecost, Zhang Zhaohui
BCRA Cave and Karst Science Vol 27 (2) 2000: 71-78

by Andy Eavis
Descent (153) April/May 2000:
Front cover photo from Guilin.

by T. Whitaker
UBS Info (134) 2000: 11-12

Two New Shenaphaenops (Coleoptera, Trechinae) from Northeastern Guizhou, South China by S.I. Ueno
Journal of the Speleological Society of Japan Vol 24 Dec 29,1999
Occurrence of a New Aphaenopsoid Trechine Beetle (Coleoptera, Trechinae) in Southern Sichuan, Southwest China by S.I. Ueno
Journal of the Speleological Society of Japan Vol 24 Dec 29,1999
A New Eyeless Agelenid Spider from a Limestone Cave in Guangxi ,South China by Y. Nishikawa
Journal of the Speleological Society of Japan Vol 24 Dec 29,1999

China Caves '97 by Davide Mengoli, Tiziana Ravasio, Flavio Trotti, Roberto Zorzin
Speleologia (40) June 1999

Field examination of limestone dissolution rates and the formation of active karren on the Tibetan plateau by Zhang David Dian
BCRA Cave and Karst Science Vol 26 (2) 1999: 81-86

China Caves '97 by Roberto Zorzin, Davide Mengoli
International Caver (23) : 3-14

China - the explorers' Eldorado! by Eric Sanson
Jaskinie (13) 1998/6: 12-
Article about the Slovak 1997-1998 expedition to Zhongidan, Guangnan, and Wenshan in Yunnan. Includes photos.


Speleologia Iblea (07) 1998
Article about the Italian CIRS expedition to China.

China Caves '97 by Roberto Zorzin
International Caver (21): 40

South China Karsts: Parts I (Yunnan) and II (Guizhou) by Chen Xiaoping et al.
1998.

A New Aphaenopsoid Trechine Beetle ( Coleoptera, Trechinae ) from Yunnan , Southwest China. by S.I. Ueno
Journal of the Speleological Society of Japan Vol 22 Dec 28,1997
Two new Trechine Beetles ( Coleoptera, Trechinae ) from Hubei, Central China. by S.I. Ueno, P. Yu
Journal of the Speleological Society of Japan Vol 22 Dec 28,1997
Occurrence of Trechiama ( Coleoptera, Trechinae) in Southwest China. by S.I. Ueno
Journal of the Speleological Society of Japan Vol 22 Dec 28,1997

Description of a new extraordinary cave Trechine from south-eastern China (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Trechinae) by P. Magrini, S. Vanni, D. Zanon
Redia Vol 80 December 1997

China's Three Gorges Before The Flood by Arthur Zich
National Geographic September 1997: 4-33
Limestone gorges on the Yangtze River
The Dawn Of Humans: Expanding Worlds by Rick Gore
National Geographic May 1997: 84-109
Teeth in Longgupo Cave (p95), Peking man in Zhoukoudian Caves (p100)

Sichuan '95, China
International Caver (19)

Present-day knowledge of the Luo H D cave (Southern China - Guangxi) by Roberto Zorzin, S. Melotti
Proceedings of the XI International Congress of Speleology, Beijing - China

Show cave in China Chizi-don , Guityo China.
The Caving Journal Vol 1 May 1, 1996
In Japanese.

The Yangtze Gorges Expedition: Addendum [Downstream Xio Zhai Tien Ken] by Kev Senior (Ed.)
BCRA Cave and Karst Science Vol 23 (2) 1996: 81-82
Thesis Abstract: Palaeosecular variation observed in speleothems from Western China and Northern Spain by S. J. Openshaw
BCRA Cave and Karst Science Vol 23 (2) 1996: 84

Pilgrimage To China's Buddhist Caves by Reza
National Geographic April 1996: 52-64
Buddhist Cave Temples (p52-53,59)

Sichuan '93, nei meandri del paradiso by Saro Ruggieri, Iolanda Galletti
Speleologia (34) March 1996: 44-49

A SEM analysis of quartz grains in the sediments of the Lhasa karst areas, Tibet by Zhang David Dian
BCRA Cave and Karst Science Vol 23 (1) 1996: 33-40

30th IGC Field Trip Guide T347: Karst and Geomorphologic Landscape in Guilin Area by Zhang Yuanhai, Zhu Dehao
Beijing: Geological Publishing House, 1996. 32 pages.
ISBN 7-5323-0402-7/P.4
Guide to geomorphology and caves of Guilin, with materials from the 1985 China Caves Project expedition. Includes maps, diagrams, and surveys. In English.

Forum: Ghost Wind Cave and the first Cave-wind Power station in China by Zhang Dake and Lowe D.J.
BCRA Cave and Karst Science Vol 21 (3) 1995: 117-118
Geology, palaeohydrology and evolution of caves in Tibet by Zhang David Dian
BCRA Cave and Karst Science Vol 21 (3) 1995: 111-114

The Yangtze Gorges Expedition: China caves project 1994 - Guest Editorial by Andy Eavis
BCRA Cave and Karst Science Vol 22 (2) 1995: 51
The Yangtze Gorges Expedition: China caves project 1994 - Expedition Report by Kev Senior (Ed.)
BCRA Cave and Karst Science Vol 22 (2) 1995: 53-90
Report of the China Caves Project 1994 expedition to Xinglong. Includes surveys, maps and photos.

Xinlong Gorge: China Caves Project
BCRA Caves and Caving (67) Spring 1995

"China Caves '94": spedizione speleologica scientifica nel Guangxi e nel Guizhou (Cina meridionale) by Roberto Zorzin, S. Melotti
Speleologia Veneta Vol 3 1995: 17-25
Report on the Italian China Caves '94 expedition to Gongcheng, Guangxi and Shuicheng, Guizhou. Includes surveys, maps, and photos.

Sichuan 93
Speleologia Iblea (05) 1995
Report of the Italian CIRS expedition to Sichuan.

Xio Zhai Tien Ken - A Classic Through Trip by Tony Baker
South Wales Caving Club Newsletter (115) 1995

Donghe 92: Karst de Chine centrale
Published 1995. 240 pages.
Report of the French expedition to Hunan and Hubei. Includes surveys, maps and photos. In French.

China Caves '94: Guangxi and Guizhou Provinces by Roberto Zorzin, S. Melotti
International Caver (13) 1995

Karst in China, its geomorphology and environment by M.M. Sweeting
1995.


NSS News Vol 52 (5) Nov 1994
Article about US CRF expedition to Guizhou.

China Caves '94 by Roberto Zorzin
International Caver (11) November 1994

Caving in China by Tony Baker
South Wales Caving Club Newsletter (114) 1994: 16-26
Personal perspective on food, toilets, etc. during the British China Caves Project 1992 and 1994 expeditions.

Water Chemistry in the Xingwen Caves, China by S.H. Bottrell
BCRA Cave Science Vol 20 (3) 1993: 87-92
The Caves and Karst of Xingwen by Tony Waltham, Dave Brooks, S.H. Bottrell
BCRA Cave Science Vol 20 (3) 1993: 75-86
Preliminary results on Palaeomagnetic secular variation recorded in Speleothems from Xingwen, China by Openshaw S., Latham A. Shaw J. and Zhu Xuewen
BCRA Cave Science Vol 20 (3) 1993: 93-99


NSS News Vol 51 (5) May 1993
Article about US CRF expedition to Guizhou.

The very few caves known in Tibet by Tony Waltham
BCRA Cave Science Vol 20 (2) 1993: 61-64
The Caves of Doshan, Guizhou Province, China by Martin Laverty, B Dunton
BCRA Cave Science Vol 20 (2) 1993: 65-70

China Caves '92 by Roberto Zorzin
International Caver (06) January 1993

Xingwen by Tony Waltham (Ed.)
Published 1993. 48 pages.
ISBN 0-900265-15-9
Report of the China Caves Project expeditions to Xingwen in Sichuan, Yunnan, Guangxi, and Tibet, 1989-1992. Includes surveys, maps and photos.

The Underground Gebihe River, China
International Caver (05)

Spedizione Scientifica "China Caves '92" by Roberto Zorzin, R. Beso, S. Melotti
Speleologia (27) October 1992

Special: karsts de Chine
Speleo (08)

Forum : Karst and Caves in China: Some books to read by Tony Waltham
BCRA Cave Science Vol 19 (1) 1992: 31-32
Karst Geomorphology and Environmental Implications in Guizhou, China by Zhang Yingjun, Yang Mingde, He Caihua
BCRA Cave Science Vol 19 (1) 1992: 13-20

Gebihe 89: Karst de Chine
Published 1991. 42-54 pages.
Report of the French expedition to Guizhou, Hubei and Sichuan. Includes surveys, maps and photos. In French.

Study on Earth's Paleo-environment using Speleothem from South China. by Y. Liu, J. Morinaga, J. He, I-I Rao, M. Kusakabe, K. Yaskawa
Journal of the Speleological Society of Japan Vol 15 Oct 31,1990
In Japanese with English abstract.

Guizhou '89: Return to An-Long by Bruce Dunton
Caves & Caving (47) Spring 1990: 10-13
Report of the 1989 British expedition to Anlong, Guizhou. Includes surveys and photos.

The Caves of Bama County, Guangxi, China by Dave Gill, M.K. Lyon, S.V. Fowler
BCRA Cave Science Vol 17 (2) 1990: 55-66
Cave Diving in Guangxi, China by Rob Parker, Gavin Newman
BCRA Cave Science Vol 17 (2) 1990: 71-72
Jin Lun Dong and the Caves of Gang Zei, Mashan County, Guangxi, China by Tim Fogg
BCRA Cave Science Vol 17 (2) 1990: 67-70
Archaeological Observations in the Caves of Guangxi, China by C.A. Roberts
BCRA Cave Science Vol 17 (2) 1990: 81-84
The Guangxi Expedition, China 1988 by Andy Eavis
BCRA Cave Science Vol 17 (2) 1990: 53-54
Biology of the Caves of Guangxi, China by S.V. Fowler
BCRA Cave Science Vol 17 (2) 1990: 77-80
Palaeomagnetic and Archaeomagnetic Studies in the Caves of Guangxi, China by M. Noel
BCRA Cave Science Vol 17 (2) 1990: 73-76

Cave Sediments from Chuan Shan Tower Karst, Guilin, China by P.A. Bull, Yuan Daoxian, Hu Mengyu
BCRA Cave Science Vol 16 (2) 1989: 51-56

South China Caves by Ronald R. Bridgemon, Karen B.Lindsley
Cave Research Foundation, 1989. 62 pages.
ISBN 0-939748-27-4
Report on 1988 CRF and South China Normal University joint expedition. Includes maps.

Guizhou Expe 86
Published 1988. 108 pages.
Report of the French expedition to Guizhou. Includes surveys, maps and photos. In French.

China Caves Project 1987-1988 by Tony Waltham (Ed.)
32 pages.
Report of the China Caves Project expeditions to Guangxi and Guizhou. Includes surveys, maps and photos.

Guilin Karst by Zhu Xuewen
Shanghai: Shanghai Scientific and Technical Publishers, 1988. 188 pages.
ISBN 7-5323-0402-7/P.4
Discusses formation, distribution, and morphology of caves in Guilin. Full color with many photographs, maps, and surveys. Includes materials from the China Caves Project 1985 expedition. Available in English or Chinese.

The Study and Use of Karst Caves in China by Hua Song-Lin
Studies in Speleology Vol 7 1987: 23-29

A preliminary survey of phlebotomine sandflies in limestone caves of Sichuan and Guizhou Provinces, south-west China, and description and discussion of a primitive new genus Chinius by Y. J. Leng
Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology Vol 81 (3) 1987: 311-317

Chemical Components of Groundwaters in the Guilin Area in China by K. Yoshimura
Journal of the Speleological Society of Japan Vol 11 Dec 30, 1986

In Deepest China by Dick Willis
Sunday Times Magazine (20.7) 1986: 58-61
Article about China Caves 1985.

Journey Without Maps by Martin Farr
Diver Vol 31 (6) 1986: 28-29
Article about China Caves 1985.

Karst Geomorphology of Western Guizhou, China by P.L. Smart, Tony Waltham, Yang Mingde, Zhang Yingjun
BCRA Cave Science Vol 13 (3) 1986: 89-104

Karst Geomorphology and Subterranean Drainage in South Dushan, Guizhou Province, China by Song Linhua
BCRA Cave Science Vol 13 (2) 1986: 49-64

In Deepest China by Dick Willis
Asia Magazine Vol 24 (B-3) 1986: 24-27
Article about China Caves 1985.

China Caves 85
Published 1986.
Report of the China Caves Project expedition to Guangxi. Includes surveys, maps and photos.

Study on Karst Development and Water Resources Assessment in Luota Area by Research Group of Luota Karst Geology
Beijing: 1984. 246 pages.
In Chinese with English index and partial captions. Bilingual map keys.

Some Features of Karst Geomorphology in South China by Tony Waltham
BCRA Cave Science Vol 11 (4) 1984: 185-198

On Some Speleo-minerals from the Three Karst Regions in Southern China by N. Kashima, S.-W. Zhou
Journal of the Speleological Society of Japan Vol 6 Aug 31,1981

Two American Teachers In China by Elisabeth B. Booz
National Geographic June 1981: 793-813
Stone Forest Karst (p810-811)
Scenic Guilin Links China's Past and Present
National Geographic October 1979
Reed Flute Cave

Research of China Karst by Karst Research Group
Academic Press UNK, 1979. 336 pages.
In Chinese.

Karst research in China by Paul W. Williams
BCRA Transactions Vol 5 (1) 1978: 29-64

Karst in China by Institute of Hydrology and Engineering Geology , Zhu Dehao
Shanghai: Shanghai People's Publishing House, 1976.

The Cave Temples of Maichishan by Anil De Silva
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1969. 191 pages.
Describes the Buddhist cave shrines of Maichishan, Gansu. Includes photos, maps and illustrations.

Cave Studies in China Today by Kowalski K.
Studies in Speleology Vol 1 (2/3) 1965: 75-81

This Is The China I Saw by Jorgen Bisch
National Geographic November 1964: 610-611
Buddha Cave Temples - Yun Kang
Tai Shan, Sacred Mountain Of The East
National Geographic June 1945
Cave of the True Hermit
6,000 Miles Over The Roads To Free China
National Geographic March 1944
Seven Star Cave, cave homes
China Opens Her Wild West
National Geographic September 1942
Hospitals and storage in caves
Taming 'Flood Dragons' Along China's Hwang Ho
National Geographic February 1942
Cave dwellers
China's Great Wall Of Sculpture
National Geographic March 1938
Yun Kang and Man Hewn Caves
Landscaped Kwangsi, China's Province Of Pictorial Art
National Geographic December 1937
Pole Star Cave
Along The Old Mandarin Road Of Indo China
National Geographic August 1931
Buddhist shrines in caves
Seeking The Mountains Of Mystery
National Geographic February 1930
Ser Chen Gorge Caves - Tibet.

Camps and Trails in China: A Narrative of Exploration, Adventure, and Sport in Little-Known China by Roy C. Andrews
New York: Appleton, 1925.
A record of the Asiatic Zoological Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History to China in 1916-17. Mentions a cave with bats. Includes 2 maps and 58 bw photos.