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Carlsbad Caverns National Park, National Park in New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is an American national park located in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico.

The park's namesake cavern was discovered by a cowboy named Jim White in the late 19th century.

It has various types of calcite formations, including stalactites and stalagmites, which have cultural and spiritual significance to Native American tribes.

You can explore the cavern on your own or join a ranger-guided tour.

The 'Big Room' in the cavern is almost 4,000 feet long, making it one of the largest cave chambers in the world.

Location: Eddy County

Inception: May 14, 1930

Website: nps.gov/cave/index.htm

Sources: Wikimedia, OpenStreetMap

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park National Park in New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is an American national park located in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico.

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