Wind Cave Room - Calcite Jungle

Caver inside the Calcite Jungle
Calcite Jungle

NPS Photo by Dave Hobbs


Originally the name of an area below Boxwork Chimney. First found by Dave Schnute and Herb and Jan Conn on August 20, 1964, this name is now loosely applied to all lower level passages. The name refers to the thick calcite coatings common to the lower level of the two dimensional mazes in Wind Cave. Resurveyed by Don Coons and Andy Flurkey on July 14, 1973.

Last updated: December 28, 2017

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