Cathedral Caverns (7 pics)

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  1. LizM

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    Ok, first let me say that cave photography is NOT easy! :confused: But I do love caves so here are several I shot yesterday.

    This one is to show some scale. Cathedral Caverns was created by a rushing underground river (that still domes up waist high on some of the walkways occasionally). This particular room from floor to ceiling could hold a 12 story building.
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    This is part of what they say is the world's largest "frozen waterfall" formation.
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    These are several shots of various columns, stalagmites, and stalagtites. The stalagtites in Cathedral Cavern contain phosphorus and cross sections of them glow after short exposures to light.
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    This one is in the "broken wall" room (lots of rubble from a partially collapsed ceiling). If you've seen the Disney Tom sawyer movie with Johnathan Taylor Thomas you've seen parts of this room before.
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