Mammoth Cave National Park


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Mammoth Cave National Park

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(Placename) a national park in W central Kentucky: established in 1941 to protect a system of limestone caverns

Mam′moth Cave′ Na′tional Park′


n.
a national park in central Kentucky: limestone caverns. 79 sq. mi. (205 sq. km).
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Noun1.Mammoth Cave National Park - a national park in Kentucky having a large cavern and an underground riverMammoth Cave National Park - a national park in Kentucky having a large cavern and an underground river
Bluegrass State, Kentucky, KY - a state in east central United States; a border state during the American Civil War; famous for breeding race horses
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Established as a national park in 1941, Mammoth Cave National Park remains the most popular cave in the United States, attracting 2 minion visitors annually.
Between 2,000 and 3,000 years ago, the entrance of Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky provided shelter but also yielded gypsum and other salts.
A blind translucent shrimp relies on the subterranean waters of Mammoth Cave National Park for survival.
About 85 percent of the Indiana bat population now winters in just seven caves, several of which are located within Mammoth Cave National Park.
About 350,000 visitors take at least one cave tour during their visit to Mammoth Cave National Park (MCNP) per year.
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.