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The Texas Speleological Survey (TSS) is a non-profit corporation established in 1960 to collect, organize, and maintain information on Texas caves and karst (the term for a landscape likely to contain caves). The TSS is affiliated with the Texas Memorial Museum (at the University of Texas at Austin), the Texas Speleological Association (the state's organization for cave scientists and explorers), and the National Speleological Society (NSS, the national organization for all things related to caves, karst, cavers, caving, and conservation). The TSS is an official project of the NSS, one of the nationally recognized cave and karst surveys that are permanent repositories of cave data. The TSS also helps Texas cavers conduct cave and karst projects under agreements with local governments, state and federal agencies.