Lew Bicking A Legendary American Cave Explorer

 
9781879961401: Lew Bicking A Legendary American Cave Explorer
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Baltimore-Based caver Dr. Lewis A. Bicking, Jr., was exceptionally bright-some would have said "brilliant." He was valedictorian of his high school class and earned a Ph.D. at a relatively young age. Bicking was a scientist and, in his spare time, he was also a cave explorer. Lew worked and studied in the Biophysics Department at Johns Hopkins University during nearly the entirety of his caving career. Lew was the first caver to consistently, energetically, enthusiastically, and repeatedly unravel some of the mysteries of what is now the world-class Friar's Hole Cave System, West Virginia. Diminutive in physical stature, Bicking seems to have possessed that critical intangible attribute-desire-in generous abundance. Lew's explorations in Friars Hole are legion, and the man himself is an American caving legend.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

A native of Pennsylvania, David W. Hughes began serious cave exploring while an undergraduate at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Over ensuing decades he has pursued various speleological interests in many states, and several foreign countries. Dave works in the general field of semiconductor electronics, including the related intellectual property issues, for a small engineering firm headquartered near Atlanta, Georgia. This is his third book about cave exploration.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:



Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want