Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Carlsbad Caverns National Park, U.S.A.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_237

This park is located in southern New Mexico near Texas, and it has a core protection area of 189 km2. The karst scenic area contains more than 80 identified caves. The karst caves, which are known for their scale, have diverse structures, different types and a high level of beauty. The ‘Tequila Cave’ stands out among all caves.

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