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speleology

noun [U]     /ˌspiː.liˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ US  /-ˈɑː.lə-/ specialized
geology the scientific study of cavesCaves, cracks and crevices sports the sport of walking and climbing in cavesHiking and orienteering
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