Cave sights in Alaska
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Cavern Lake Cave features an observation deck allowing visitors to peer into the cave's mouth at the gushing stream inside.
One of the most unusual aspects of POW's geology is the broad cave system found in the north end of the island. The karst formation is an area of eroded limestone concealing underground streams and caverns, and it includes more than 850 grottos and caves. The caves received national attention in the mid-1990s when paleontologists from the University of South Dakota discovered the remains of a man dating back 9500 years in one, and the almost perfect remains of a brown bear that dated 45,000 years in another. Both let scientists speculate how the last…