Hall of Giants, Carlsbad Caves, New Mexico: In Sequoia Caverns, stalactites protected from tourists from 1977-1987 grew 10 inches, or 1 inch per year. At this rate they could have grown 300 ft in just 3600 years.

Hall of Giants, Carlsbad Caves, New Mexico: In Sequoia Caverns, stalactites protected from tourists from grew 10 inches, or 1 inch per year. At this rate they could have grown 300 ft in just 3600 years.

Lechuguilla, New Mexico  in Carlsbad Caves National Park  -just read "access is prohibited to tourists, for scientific explorations"... bologna I say!!!!

Lechuguilla, New Mexico in Carlsbad Caves National Park -just read "access is prohibited to tourists, for scientific explorations". bologna I say!

The 110-plus caves of Carlsbad Caverns National Park were carved out not by running water and streams like many limestone caves in the world, rather these caves were dissolved by very aggressive sulfuric acid.

Photo of the steep natural entrance of Carlsbad Cavern-HIghly recommend seeing this in the spring when the Chiuanuan Dessert blooms.

"Carlsbad Caverns" was SO awesome going through...love this reflection and the stalactite and stalagmite formations!!

Texas is blessed with some of the nations most interesting "show" caves and thousands of "wild" caves throughout the state. Because of the varying geographical regions and features of Texas, you could literally tour the entire state by jumping from cave

Carlsbad cave beauty

New Mexico. Located in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern N., Carlsbad Caverns hide beauty and wonder deep underground. Beneath the rugged land are more than 119 known caves — all formed when sulfuric acid dissolved the surrounding limestone.

The Carlsbad Caves National Park is the composition and combination of 83 stunning caves forged by t... - melastmohican/123RF

The world's most beautiful cave systems

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a United States National Park in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico.

beautiful cave

Tam Coc Bich Dong, Ninh Binh, Vietnam (from "Nature provides the perfect picture frame")

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico

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Carlsbad Cavern National Park in New Mexico. Opened on has 46766 acres. There are 117 caves, one is 120 miles long. There are 17 species of bats.

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