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    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Figure 8 Room

Figure 8 Room
Figure 8 Room
NPS Photo by D.A. Buehler
 
The Figure 8 Room was discovered by Andy Flurkey, Chris Hill, and Bob Reinstatler on August 1, 1971. The outline of this major intersection in Half-Mile Hall resembles a large "8", giving the room its name. This is the second largest known room in the cave.

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Stemless Hymenoxys

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