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Caves. Lechugilla Cave, NM. Hawaiian Lava Tube Cave. Sea Cave. Ice Cave. Passage in Mammoth Cave. Distribution of Limestone Caves. Just the Facts…. The cave system with the greatest total length of surveyed passage is Mammoth Cave (Kentucky, USA) at 591 kilometers (367 mi) in length.

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Caves

Lechugilla Cave, NM


Hawaiian Lava Tube Cave


Sea Cave


Ice Cave


Passage in Mammoth Cave


Distribution of Limestone Caves


Just the Facts…

  • The cave system with the greatest total length of surveyed passage is Mammoth Cave (Kentucky, USA) at 591 kilometers (367 mi) in length.

  • The deepest known cave (measured from its highest entrance to its lowest point) is Voronya Cave (Abkhazia), with a depth of 2,191 meters (7,188 ft).


Speleothems


Soda Straws


Soda Straws


Columns


Draperies


Flowstone


Pearls


Rimstone


Stalagmites & Stalagtites


Helictites


Tainopetroglyphs (Puerto Rico)


Eurycea lucifuga


Cave Cricket: Ceuthophilus


Mexican BlindcatPrietella phreatophila


Cavefish Distribution


Satan eurystomus

Trogloglanis pattersoni


Speoplatyrhinus poulsoni

Typhlichthys subterraneus (southern cavefish)


Ozark Cavefish, Amblyopsis rosae

Eyeless Cavefish, Amblyopsis spelaea


Lateral line system


Oklahoma Cave Isopod


Spider Cave Crayfish


Bristly Cave Crayfish


Allegheny Woodrat, Neotoma magister


Indiana Bat, Myotis sodalis


Karst Topography


Florida Sinkhole


Clarksville Cave


Ward’s Entrance


The Schoharie Hilton


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