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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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Wonder Type: Natural
Best of: Park, Cave
Description:
This karst landscape in the state of New Mexico comprises over 80 recognized caves. They are outstanding not only for their size but also for the profusion, diversity and beauty of their mineral formations. Lechuguilla Cave stands out from the others, providing an underground laboratory where geological and biological processes can be studied in a pristine setting.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Carlsbad Caverns National Park", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.