Wind Cave Room - Cactus Patch

Cactus Patch
Cactus Patch

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

 

Discovered by Bob Kobza, Shaun Larson, and Jim Pisarowicz on December 9, 1987. This passage is coated with aragonite frostwork. The sharp needles of the frostwork made the cavers think that they were traveling through a "cactus patch".

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