Carlsbad Cavern Vs. Grand Canyon

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Since we were given the go-ahead to choose a geological formation other than the Grand Canyon, I thought it would be interesting to learn more about Carlsbad Cavern. My family will be taking on a road trip in a couple weeks and this is one of our points-of-interest planned stops. Carlsbad Cavern is located in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico. One of its most popular attractions is the Big Room, “the largest single cave chamber by volume in North America.” [1] Ironically for this assignment, actor and comedian Will Rogers referred to it as “The Grand Canyon with a roof over it.” [1] While it dwarfs in comparison to the Grand Canyon in actuality, the Big Room does roughly contain an impressive 8.2 acres.[1] Its spectacular

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