Latest Snowy River Cave Stories
At Fort Stanton Cave in New Mexico, hundreds of feet below the Earthâ€™s surface, an odd formation made up of an intricate crust of tiny calcite crystals continues to intrigue cave specialists and explorers.
A calcite formation named Snowy River could prove a gold mine for scientists. Snowy River, believed to be the largest continuous calcite formation in the world, was discovered in September 2001 by a Bureau of Land Management team led by veteran speleologist John McLean of Colorado.
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