Cave Pool Untouched by Humans Discovered in Carlsbad Caverns

Cave Pool Untouched by Humans Discovered in Carlsbad Caverns

The Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico, USA have always yielded beautiful sights and mystery, but not something else has been discovered… A Cave Pool untouched by humans.

An expedition into unexplored and untouched caves in the Carlsbad Caverns has discovered a pool never touched by humans. The Cave Pool is believed to have never even been seen by humans before.

Carlsbad Caverns National Park posted their discovery on Facebook, describing the pool as “completely pristine” and shared that it appeared the water and pool have evolved without human interaction.

This cave pool discovery was made in the Lechuguilla Cave which is the eight-longest cave system in the world and the second deepest in the United States.

Lechuguilla is in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico. Despite AHistoryOfMystery exploring other cave systems, such as Mammoth Cave in Kentucky, USA and the Caves of Drach in Spain, we’ve yet to explore the Carlsbad Caverns and the Lechuguilla Cave to uncover more of their mysteries.

Access to the Lechuguilla Cave is limited and access is only allowed to approved scientific researchers, survey and exploration teams, and National Park Service management-related trips.

Exploration in caves sometimes yields small, yet wondrous sights. This cave pool, found in Lechuguilla Cave, appears to…

Posted by Carlsbad Caverns National Park on Sunday, May 31, 2020


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