Robert Smet (Badin, North Carolina, USA) hikes through Kentucky's Mammoth Cave, the world's longest cave system, to assist archaeologist George Crothers (University of Kentucky) and his team in reconstructing the cave's human history. July 16-25


Robert Smet's Diary



Related Sites


Paleoindians of Mammoth Cave
Explore the lives of ancient Indians who habitated the caves more than 5,000 years ago.
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Guide to the Mammoth Cave Region
Thinking of visiting? Here's a good place to start.
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Interested in caving?
Visit the National Speleological Society.
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Kentucky (USA)

Kentucky.gov
Official site for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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Kentucky Department of Travel
Information to help plan a visit to Kentucky
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Earthwatch Institute


Learn more about this international nonprofit, which supports scientific field research worldwide.
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Mammoth Cave Expedition


Learn more about the expedition and its scientists.
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Mammoth Cave National Park


Information about archaeology, geology, biology, conservation, and activities at the park.
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Mammoth Cave National Park-for Visitors


Programs, activities, news, camping, and lodging at the park.
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