Carlsbad Caverns; Carlsbad, NM

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Carlsbad Caverns has a large natural opening so it was just a matter of time before someone entered and explored the caves within.  In this case it was James White in 1898 at 16 years old.  He made numerous trips into the caves to explore and for many years he was the only person who knew his way around.

Carlsbad Caverns

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