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Geology Fieldnotes: Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico
Carlsbad Caverns National Park has been designated as a world heritage site because of its unique and surprising geology. Site features include park geology information, maps, photographs, related links, and visitor information. The park geology section discusses the caverns' geologic history, mineral formations, and preservation. The maps section includes a map of the Carlsbad Caverns National Park itself and a link to a map of the surrounding area.
Intended for grade levels:
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Structural geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information presented on this web-site, unless otherwise indicated, is considered in the public domain. It may be distributed or copied as is permitted by the law. Not all information on this web-site has been created or is owned by the NPS. If you wish to use any non-NPS material, you must seek permission directly from the owning (or holding) sources.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-005-145
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'Tour of Park Geology: Cave and Karst Parks'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Park Service, Geologic Resources Division