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Black Chasm Cavern in Amador County, California
California
Black Chasm Cavern is a deep, vertical cavern in Amador County, California. The cave is best known for a super-abundance of helictites. Helictites are rock formations that grow laterally off the walls of caves, mostly along cracks where hydrostatic pressure gradually pushes them out over centuries of time.
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Uploaded: 29/05/2012
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Tags: black chasm; cave; cavern; amador county; stalagmite; stalagtite; helictite
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