• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room Names - X

Room

Date

Named By

Explanation

Xerox Room

02/02/1971

Bill Yett, Ken Carpenter A chunk of boxwork on the floor of this room was at one time "Z" shaped, giving the room its original name, "Z-box Room". This has mutated over the years to "Zebox", "Zerox", and finally to its present form "Xerox". Surveyed on December 2, 1971 by the Windy City Grotto.
Xylophone, The

04/30/1983

Named during a National Outdoor Leadership School (N.O.L.S.) expedition.

Did You Know?

Natural Entrance of Wind Cave

Winds caused by changes in barometric pressure are what give Wind Cave its name. These winds have been measured at the cave's walk-in entrance at over 70 mph. The winds at the natural entrance of the cave attracted the attention of Native Americans and early settlers.