Wind Cave Room - Emperor Maximus I

Emperor Maximus I the "the ruler of all helictite bushes"
Emperor Maximus I the "the ruler of all helictite bushes"

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Discovered by Chris Hill on August 1, 1970, this HUGE helictite bush has been described as "the ruler of all helictite bushes". The total height of the bush is six feet, however, the whole thing cannot be viewed at once.

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