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Beaches and Palm Trees but Caves and Caverns? Yes, really.

Author: Robin Draper
Date: September 3, 2016 7:00 pm
Category: Where to Go
Region: Northwest Florida
Location: 3345 Caverns Road, Marianna, Florida 32446


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Is it a cave or a cavern?

According to speleogists, a cave is usually a cavity in the ground large enough for humans, and that a portion of it will not receive direct sunlight. A cavern is a specific type of cave, naturally formed in soluble rock with speleothems or mineral formations.  While a cavern can be called a cave, all caves cannot be called caverns.

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About the Author: Robin Draper is a Florida native and blogger devoted to the simple and delightful pleasures for Florida living. This article is connected to Robin's Google+ profile.

 

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