Crystal Cave in Sequoia National Park
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28. Note: Cave Spiders and Crickets tentatively identified through the courtesy of Dr. W. Dwight Pierce of the Los Angeles County Museum at Los Angeles, Calif.

Another scene in Marble Hall, illustrating bedded clay banks in alcove facing ranger and relics of the gravel fill on ledges. Note channels incised in ceiling and many solution remnants of marble.

The walls of this overhead balcony are completely covered with cascading flowstone.

Map of route through Crystal Cave. (click on image for an enlargement in a new window)

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