Wind Cave Room - Windy City Lake*

Chris Hill looks out over Windy City Lake.  This is the first picture taken of this lake
In this first picture taken of Windy City Lake, Chris Hill looks out over the lake's water and into the darkness beyond.
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Photo by the Windy City Grotto of the NSS

Originally discovered by Chris Hill on August 1, 1970, and named after the Windy City Grotto. Windy City Lake is the largest body of water yet discovered in Wind Cave. In 1999, the water table in this area rose to the point that this lake merged with Calcite Lake.

Last updated: January 24, 2018

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