Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Geology , Photograph Collections: Nature & Wildlife , Outdoor Recreation , National Parks & Forests , Caves , Caves , Caving , National Parks , Plants , Other U.S. States & Regions

This park of eighty caves in the Guadalupe Mountains of southeastern New Mexico, features the "Big Room," a cave with a ceiling up to 250 feet high, that is one of the largest cave chambers in the world. Twelve public domain photographs illustrate some of the park's features. The site includes general information about the park, programs, tours, and links to cave-related sites. Includes a teacher's guide with links to history activities, geology, bats, plants, and animals located in the caverns, a student glossary, and a list of references.



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