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Address: Carlsbad Caverns National Park, NM
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One of the most impressive limestone formations in Carlsbad Caverns is the...

One of the most impressive limestone formations in Carlsbad Caverns is the Giant Dome, which stands 62 feet high, 16 feet in diameter, and bears a resemblance to the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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Great geologic feature!

You will love the giant dome and all the features at Carlsbad Caverns. This is a truly magnificent place!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 1, 2017
Hannah K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

You will love the giant dome and all the features at Carlsbad Caverns. This is a truly magnificent place!

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Avon, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Giant Dome is an immense stalagmite (technically a column in this case as it just touches the cave’s ceiling) located near the beginning of the Big Room self-guided tour close to the path on the left. It is one of the symbols of the Carlsbad Caverns and if you have seen photographs of the caverns, it is likely you have... More 

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Crestview, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our self-guided tour at Carlsbad Caverns National Park. All of the formations were other-worldly.

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Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

The Caverns are so amazing. The Giant Dome is one of the many impressive formations in the caverns. There is so much to see in the Caverns.

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

The is so much to see at Carlsbad Caverns to see, but some formations are prominent and you remember....this is one of those

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Del Rio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

We took our children to Carlsbad Caverns and missed this until someone asked if we had seen it. There is so much to see at Carlsbad Caverns, that you can miss something this huge. When we learned that we had missed this, we walked around the Big Room until we stood before this massive formation, and learned how long it... More 

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Clinton, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

No admission because elevators were NOT working. Great exercise, I got my 10,000 steps in easy. Make sure you are in good health because if you are not you are putting your health at risk. The scene was awe-inspiring. natural beauty at every turn. God made, man had NOTHING to do with this.

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Marysville, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

This can be seen while on a tour at Carlsbad Caverns. I don't think this warrants its own entry on trip advisor.

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015

I loved looking at all the formations in the caverns but this was one of my favorites. It's towering over you and thousands of years old. Truly spectacular

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Tottenham, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2015

This by far was my favourite section from my visit. I liked it so much that I went out and got a picture blown up and framed. Know how to use the features on your camera or cell phone to get the best results and you will take pictures like the pro's do!

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