Post by Brian Roebuck on Jun 27, 2010 6:51:11 GMT -5
Water slows down exploration of NM's Snowy River
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - First, it's bone dry. Then it's wet.
Scientists who have been studying a unique sparkling formation deep inside southeastern New Mexico's Fort Stanton Cave have a mystery on their hands. After being dry for more than a year, a clear stream of water is flowing over the tiny crystals that make up Snowy River - believed to be the longest continuous mineral cave decoration in the world.