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Fort Stanton Cave

Fort Stanton Cave
Fort Stanton Cave

Fort Stanton Cave is characterized by very long and large open passages containing distinctive examples of selenite needles, starbursts, and velvet flowstone.

Location: Lincoln County, NM

Year designated: 1974

Acres: 983

Ownership: Federal


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Last Updated: June 28, 2012