Lehman Caves

Lehman Caves
geographical name limestone caverns E Nevada on E slope of Wheeler Peak in Great Basin National Park

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  • Lehman Caves — are a set of limestone caverns that were originally protected as a National Monument in 1922, and since 1986, as part of Great Basin National Park, Nevada, USA. External links* [http://www.nps.gov/grba/planyourvisit/lehman caves tours.htm Lehman… …   Wikipedia

  • Lehman Caves — ▪ caves, Nevada, United States       large, spectacular cavern at Great Basin National Park in eastern Nevada, U.S. The cave lies 5 miles (8 km) west of Baker at the base of the eastern slope of Wheeler Peak (13,063 feet [3,982 metres]) in the… …   Universalium

  • Lehman Caves — Leh′man Caves′ [[t]ˈli mən[/t]] n. pl. geg limestone caverns in E Nevada: part of Great Basin National Park …   From formal English to slang

  • Lehman — (anglicized; German: Lehmann ) is a common Germanic surname derived from the German word Lehen , meaning fiefdom and Mann , meaning man. People with the surname * Bruce Lehman, American patent lawyer * David Lehman, American poetry editor *… …   Wikipedia

  • List of caves — The following is a partial list of caves. Africa Algeria * Ain Bird Zaa El Kbira * Anou Achra Lemoun * Anou Boussouil * Anou Ifflis * Anou Timedouine * Aven Yebdar * Grotte Des Ain Beni Add * Kef Al Kaous * Rhar El Kahal * Rivière De La Tafna *… …   Wikipedia

  • List of caves in the United States — A list of caves in the United States.Alabama*Cathedral Caverns *DeSoto Caverns *Rickwood Caverns *Russell Cave *Sequoyah CavernsArizona*Bat Cave mine *Colossal Cave *Coronado Cave *Grand Canyon Caverns *Kartchner Caverns *Peppersauce… …   Wikipedia

  • Great Basin National Park — Infobox protected area name = Great Basin National Park iucn category = II caption = locator x = locator y = location = White Pine County, Nevada, USA nearest city = Ely, Baker, Border lat degrees = 38 lat minutes = 59 lat seconds = 0 lat… …   Wikipedia

  • Nevada State Route 488 — State Route 488 Lehman Caves Road Route information Maintained by NDOT Length …   Wikipedia

  • Great Basin National Park — National preserve, eastern Nevada, U.S. Made a national park in 1986, the area was previously part of the Humboldt National Forest. It has an area of 121 sq mi (313 sq km) and consists of the southern part of the Snake Mountains, a chain that… …   Universalium

  • Liste des grottes — Grotte dans le nord de l Alabama Une grotte est une cavité souterraine naturelle plus ou moins profonde, comportant au moins une partie horizontale accessible, constituant un lieu de refuge de tous temps et notamment aux époques préhistoriques.… …   Wikipédia en Français

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