The connection between rain and limestone caves
By: Stefani A
Limestone is the most common sedimentary rock in the world and it is also the rock that is best suited to large cave formations. Of all the types of caves in the world it is the limestone caves that are the most extensive and beautiful...
The connection between rain and limestone caves
By: Retha Boswell
Limestone is a common chemical as well as organic sedimentary rock with a unique connection and relationship with rain. Sedimentary rocks are formed by small particles, or sediment, that have been compressed together, and organic sedimentary rocks involve carbon compounds. Limestone is created by evaporation...
Overview of the hottest and coldest US national parks
By: Retha Boswell
The United States is home to fifty-nine national parks. The protected areas cover more than 84 million acres in every state except Delaware, and see nearly 300 million visitors per year. Temperatures in the US vary widely and subsequently temperatures in national parks span the...
By: Rex Trulove
The biggest rage for the last decade or so has been to blame carbon dioxide for global warming, global cooling and an assortment of other worldwide perceived or actual difficulties. This totally ignores the importance of CO2 and the true percentage of the gas in...
By: Pauline Abreu
The U.S. is full of the most spectacular national parks that you will find in the world. Some are based in really hot climates and some are in areas with colder weather. Wherever you are, or wherever you decide to travel to, you won't...
Overview of the hottest and coldest US national parks
By: Stefani A
The United States is home to 59 national parks that are operated by the National Park Service. In order for an area to become a national park it must first be established as such by the United States Congress. The very first national park in...
How forest fires change local weather patterns
By: Stefani A
Forest fires are a devastating natural event. They can happen anywhere that there is enough heat and fuel to burn and can be started by a variety of things. Sometimes a forest fire can be started as simply as a lit match thrown into the...
By: Melissa Mercer
The hottest and coldest National Parks in the U.S. extend from the ice-covered tundra of the Arctic to the sweltering heat and dry terrain of the Arizona deserts. The abundance of wildlife and awe-inspiring terrain of these parks is something you will definitely enjoy...
By: Melissa Mercer
A cave formation arises whenever rain water soaks in carbon dioxide and it converted into acid. The chemical reaction necessary, consists of acidic rain water within the limestone foundation. This acidic rain water is then soaked into the earth. While the rain water progresses throughout...
By: Shaheen Daad
A limestone cave is a natural wonder. Visitors who know nothing about geology marvel at the stalactites hanging from these caves, and at the stalagmites jutting up from the floor to meet them – a weird, spiky, phantom chamber of white rock buried deep under...

 

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