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Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky - July 17, 2007

Our cave tour - the New Entrance Tour at 4:00 PM.


We got off the bus into a driving rainstorm. It isn't a long walk from the bus to the entrance unless it's raining this hard.

Starting into the cave. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Some algae near the entrances and near lights. [Larger: 1744x1308]

We go down a long, narrow, wet staircase. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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First stop - Grand Central Station. This is where Ranger Joe talked about the cave and took questions. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Leaving Grand Central Station. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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This rock looks important. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Evidence of the rain on the way in.. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Very flat ceiling. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Some graffiti. [Larger: 1744x1308]



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Lots of graffiti. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Made it to the Frozen Niagara formation. [Larger: 1744x1308]

Water dripping from the ceiling near Frozen Niagara. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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And now all kinds of views of the Frozen Niagara area. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Frozen Niagara from the top. [Larger: 1744x1308]

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Crystal Lake was down a chasm, and impossible to photograph. [Larger: 1744x1308]

It's down there.

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Cave crickets! [Larger: 1744x1308]

LOTS of cave crickets. [Crop/Zoom: 2375x1034]
E-mail domain: teresco.org, username: terescoj - Thu Jul 19 22:16:00 EDT 2007

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