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California State Park:
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Mitchell Caverns, located in the heart of the
State Recreation Area, is a popular tourist attraction. The park is
60 miles west of
Interstate 40. Spectacular and intricate limestone formations found include;
stalagmites, stalactites, helictites, lily pads, draperies, curtains and cave popcorn. First opened by Jack Mitchell in 1932, the caverns were
purchased by the State in 1954. They are the only limestone caverns in the State Park System.
Formation of Mitchell Caverns
... like most limestone caves in other parts of the world, seem to have had a ...
Mitchell Caverns Gallery
Located in the heart of the Providence Mountains State Recreation Area at an elevation of 4,300 feet are the Mitchell Caverns. ...
Developer of the Mitchell Caverns ...
Mojave Geomorphic Province
Mojave Desert Ecosection