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Decorah Ice Cave

  • Address: Ice Cave Rd
  • Type: Natural Cave
  • Travel Genus: Sight , Sight
  • Sight Category: Terrestrial Feature

Decorah Ice Cave is a ice cave in the Barnhart-Van Peenen Park in Decorah, Iowa. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1860/00/00 A note is published in the Scientific American commenting on the unusual behavior of the Decorah Ice Cave.
1897/00/00 Alois Francis Kovarik Researcher Over a three-year period, 1897-99, Alois Kovarik maked frequent observations at the Decorah Ice Cave, collecting meteorological information and publishing the data in articles.
1898/00/00 Alois Francis Kovarik Author In an article in the Scientific American Supplement, Alois Kovarik proposes on why the Decorah Cave retains ice year-round.

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Particulars for Decorah Ice Cave:
Area of Significance Conservation
Historic Use Conservation Area
Criteria Historic Event
Physiographic Ice Cave
Physiographic Attribute Karst
Material Limestone
Owner Local
Physiographic Feature Natural Cave
Historic Use Natural Feature
Area of Significance Science
Sight Category Site
Level of Significance State
Sight Category Terrestrial Feature

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 78001269
Resource Type:
Owner: Local
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Conservation, Science
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1898
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-Function: Conservation area
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Conservation area

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