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Feb 14, 2007 - Kartchner Caverns and Cochise Stronghold

We spent the morning on a guided tour of the Big Room at Kartchner Caverns. These are the newest caverns in terms of discovery and development. The Big Room was only opened in 2003. It is a thrilling, somewhat emotional experience to see this pristine underground cavern. We bought the CD that goes thru the history and development including interviews of the discoverers who are still around. The entrances are air locked with several metal doors kind of like the space ship Enterprise. No outside air is allowed to come in and the only air is...

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