• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Wind Cave Room - Selenite Avenue

Paleofill in Selenite Avenue
Paleofill in Selenite Avenue
NPS Photo by Dave Eddy
 
Discovered by John Scheltens and Mike Francik in 1972 and named for the large number of gypsum needles (selenite) in this area.

Did You Know?

Porcupine in tree

Porcupine babies are called porcupettes. When they are born they have 15,000 quills. Porcupettes are born in the spring and, lucky for mom, the quills are soft. They can climb trees within an hour of birth. More...