Timpanogos Cave National Monument

Reserva en el estado de Utah en EE.UU. Se ubica en la ladera noroccidental del monte Timpanogos (3.660 m [12.008 pies]), el pico más alto de las montañas Wasatch.

Se estableció en 1922 y ocupa 101 ha (250 acres). Su centro de atracción es una cueva de piedra caliza de tres cámaras, famosa por sus paredes con filigranas de cristal de color rosado y blanco y por sus formaciones coloridas.

Estalactitas y estalagmitas de carbonato cálcico, Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Utah, ...
By courtesy of the National Park Service

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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