2013/12/17

Blowhole Cave

Blowhole Cave is a spectacular cave, thankfully protected by a large safe door. The formations there are still pristine, they are colorful and they are plentiful. Below are some of the photographs I took on my recent trip there.

Chandelier formation, Kristen Bobo
Gypsum formation (chandelier), Kristen Bobo

Chandelier formation
Gypsum formation (chandelier)

Chandelier formation
Gypsum formation (chandelier)

Red flowstone
Red flowstone, "Blood and Guts". Likely colored by an iron-rich mineral.

Soda straws and carrots, Kristen Bobo
Soda straws, stalactites (carrots), Kristen Bobo

Helectites
Helectites
Flowstone / rimstone
Red flowstone

Red flowstone Red flowstone