Martin Ridge Cave System

The Martin Ridge Cave System is a large cave near Mammoth Cave, Kentucky. The system, composed of the interconnected Whigpistle, Martin Ridge, and Jackpot Caves, has been mapped to over 55 kilometers (34 mi), and is currently the United States' eleventh longest cave.

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Martin Ridge Cave System - Current Exploration
... Efforts continue to explore and map the cave ... The Martin Ridge Cave System is separated from Mammoth Cave by a deep valley, though a human connection may be possible at the caves' lowest elevation passageways ... Currently, at least a kilometer (3000 feet) gap exists between the two caves' closest known reaches ...
Ridge
... A ridge is a geological feature consisting of a chain of mountains or hills that form a continuous elevated crest for some distance ... Ridges are usually termed hills or mountains as well, depending on size ... There are several main types of ridges Dendritic ridge In typical dissected plateau terrain, the stream drainage valleys will leave intervening ridges ...
Armagh - Townlands
... from Cabhán na Cáithe meaning "hollow of the chaff") Drumadd (from Druim-fhad meaning "long ridge") Drumarg (from Druim Arg meaning "ridge of the chests" or Druim Fhairig meaning "ridge of ...
Crowley's Ridge
... Crowley's Ridge (also Crowleys Ridge) is an unusual geological formation that rises 250 to 550 feet (170 m) above the alluvial plain of the Mississippi embayment in a 150-m ... Most of the major cities of the Arkansas Delta region lie along Crowley's Ridge ... The ridge received its name from Benjamin Crowley, the first European settler to reach the area (near present day Paragould, Arkansas) sometime around 1820 ...
Crowley's Ridge - Fossils
... This region adjacent to the ridge is covered with thick deltaic soils and few fossils are found except in gravel pits ... Crowley's Ridge contains important exposures of fossiliferous Tertiary sediments and contains the only documented Miocene exposures in the state ... found within the city limits of Helena at the southern end of the ridge ...

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