Carlsbad Caverns

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Carlsbad Caverns by Mind Map: Carlsbad Caverns

1. Where is it?

1.1. It is in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mecico.

1.2. The caverns are located in Eddy County,NM

1.3. Carlsbad Caverns is in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico.

1.4. Located at 32'10'31'N 104'26'38'W

1.5. It is in southeastern New Mexico.

2. How old are the caverns?

2.1. The caverns are approximately 20 million years old.

2.2. realy old

2.3. I heard they were 250 million years old.

2.3.1. So did I.

3. Additional facts

3.1. Bones of Ice-Age animals have been found near the entrances of the caves. (Jaguars, Giant Sloths, Lions, Camels, etc)

3.2. Cave scientists have explored thirty miles of passageways.

3.3. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

3.4. Jim White found the Carlsbad Caverns.

3.5. 17 species of bat live in the caves!

3.5.1. There have been bones from the ice age animals found in the caverns

3.6. The main cavern is more than 30 miles long.

3.7. The area of Carlsbad Caverns national park is 46,766 acres.

3.8. Over 400,000 bats call Carlsbad Caverns their home.

3.9. Carlsbad Caverns hosts a lot of rare microbes that are found nowhere else in the world.

3.10. The limestone chamber is the fifth largest chamber in the US

3.11. It wasn't until the 1880s that settlers started to mine there.

3.12. Bones from animals like lions, camels, giant sloths, and jaguars have been found in the caves.

3.13. since 1923 there has been 41,000,000 visitors.

3.14. There are 83 caves in it.

4. What would you see if you went into the caverns?

4.1. All the named rooms, Balloon Ballroom, Bat Cave, Bell Cord room, Bifrost room, Big room/ Hall of the giants, Chocolate High, Green Lake room, Guadalope room, Hall of the White Giant, Halloween Hall, King's Palace, Lake of the Clouds, Left Hand Tunnel, Mabel's room, Mystery room, New Mexico room, New Section, Papoose room, Queen's Chamber, Spirit World, Talcum Passage,, The Rookery, Underground Lunchroom.

5. What is it?

5.1. It is the main attraction in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

5.2. Carlsbad Caverns is an area of the Chihuahuan Desert in southeastern Mew Mexico.

5.3. Carlsbad Caverns is a large cave in New Mexico that people can visit and enjoy.

5.4. The Carlsbad Caverns is a national park that has huge caves, and a lot of bats.