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    • 1909

    Entitled "A Wonderful Ceiling," photographic reproduction depicts the Ballroom of stalactites found within the Luray Caverns in Luray, Virginia. Accompanying text describes how stalactites are formed by chalk-filled…

    • 1909

    Entitled "Where Stalactites Abound," illustration depicts two men exploring inside the stalactite caverns in Padirac, France. Rays of light emit from the opening at the top of the cavern. A stairwell descends into the…

    • 1913

    In Chapter XI on carbon dioxide, Geoffrey Martin discusses limestone rocks and formations. Of Mammoth Cave in Kentucky, he writes:

    "One distant and dangerous abyss, called the Maelstrom, was first explored by a boy,…