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Carlsbad Caverns National Park


  • Type: Natural Environ
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Terrestrial Feature

Beauty and Wonder, Above and Below

Rocky slopes and canyons, cactus, grass, thorny shrubs, and the occasional tree, who could guess at the hidden treasures deep underground? Beneath this rugged land are more than 119 known caves - all formed when sulfuric acid dissolved the surrounding limestone. - NPS


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Places

Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
Painted Grotto
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Address Restricted
The Caverns Historic District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
NM 7 End of NM 7

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Places

PlaceAsNotedInType
PlaceAsNotedInType
Rattlesnake Springs Historic District

Geography »

Physiography
Physiographic Feature Natural Cave

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Particulars for Carlsbad Caverns National Park:
Locale Type Natural Environ
Historic Use Natural Feature
Sight Category Terrestrial Feature




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