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Photo of white aragonite Photo of a pallid bat Photo of a lava tube (cave) entrance Photo of a shaft of light at the entrance of Carlsbad Cavern Photo of stalactites and soda straw speleothems Photo of someone looking toward the entrance of a cave Photo of stalagmites and aragonite speleothems
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Entrance to Carlsbad Cavern There are many different varieties of caves in the National Park Service. Click on one of the following links to learn more about that type of cave and caves with those features in the National Park Service.

Go to the Solution/Limestone/Marble Caves Page Solution Caves
Go to the Lava Caves Page Lava Caves
Go to the Talus Caves Page Talus Caves
Go to the Sea Caves Page Sea Caves
Go to the Caves with Karst Features Page Parks with Caves and Karst Features

Cave and Karst Program
Geologic Resources Division
National Park Service
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Last Updated: March 15, 2006
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