• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

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Searching for microbes in Wind Cave

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In 2002 a microbiologist started a project to look for DNA (an indicator of microbial activity) in the corrosion residue and manganese deposits in Wind Cave.

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boxwork

Wind Cave is one of the longest caves in the world and has an amazing amount of a rare cave formation called boxwork. More...