n. 1: the scientific study of caves [syn: spelaeology] 2: the pastime of exploring caves.

The purpose of this website is to provide a large listing of Missouri caves (including maps, photos, and short descriptions if available) for persons interested in either of the above definitions of speleology. If you have any additional information to add to this database, please contact either:

Bob Criss, Professor
Bob Osburn, Laboratory Administrator

Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences,
Washington University in St. Louis