• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Deep Confusion

Deep Confusion
Deep Confusion
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This room was discovered by Andy Flurkey, Norm Pace, and John Scheltens on December 15, 1979. The name was coined by Norm Pace for this part of the cave because it is so far into the cave that there is "deep confusion" about how to get back out.

Did You Know?

A picture of Alvin McDonald in his caving hat.

Alvin McDonald was the first systematic explorer of Wind Cave. He explored the cave from 1890 until his death in 1893. More...