Mammoth Cave


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Mam·moth Cave

 (măm′əth)
A cave system of west-central Kentucky. It is the longest known cave in the world.
References in classic literature ?
Let us now with whatever levers and steam-engines we have at hand, cant over the sperm whale's head, so that it may lie bottom up; then, ascending by a ladder to the summit, have a peep down the mouth; and were it not that the body is now completely separated from it, with a lantern we might descend into the great Kentucky Mammoth Cave of his stomach.
Pray tell me anything new that has happened to a man anywhere on this globe" -- and he reads it over his coffee and rolls, that a man has had his eyes gouged out this morning on the Wachito River; never dreaming the while that he lives in the dark unfathomed mammoth cave of this world, and has but the rudiment of an eye himself.
Contract Awarded for Mammoth cave - reconstruct cave trails
Additionally, there are a number of extravagant and completely natural underground salt caves to see in the area, such as Jewel Cave, Mammoth Cave and Lake Cave.
In which US state is the Mammoth Cave National Park?
In fact, a Southern Living magazine listed three Kentucky attractions - Mammoth Cave, the Cumberland Falls Moonbow and the Red River Gorge C as the Seven Wonders of the South
Not too far from bourbon country is Mammoth Cave National Park which contains the biggest network of caves on the planet.
Every year, dozens of them gather at sites including Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky, Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico, and Lehman Caves at Nevada's Great Basin National Park.
We would not have even stopped had it not been for the hole,'' said Luke Smith of Lima, Ohio, who visited with his family after touring nearby Mammoth Cave National Park.
For some national parks such as Mammoth Cave in Kentucky and Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico, caves are the primary attraction.
At Kentucky's Mammoth Cave National Park, for example, 11 seasonal tour-guide jobs were left vacant to help offset a $324,000 budget trim.