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How were limestone caves formed? How long does it need?

How does the Flood explain stalagmites, stalactites and other speleothems?

Is there evidence that rocks and gems formed in the biblical timeframe?

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School: University of Maryland

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Limestone Cave is a type of solutional Cave, limestone dissolved by natural acid in
groundwater. that seeps through joints, bedding planes, faults, craks, which is leeding to caves.
chemical weathering of rocks.
depend on acidic groundwater flow and duration.
Limestone caves are formed in the dry areas, when the water flowed on the lime stone terrain it
chemically reacted and leached then formed as a as a cave few to several Kilometers. the period
of formation of these caves are based on the water flow, climatic condition of the environment.
A cave is a natural opening or cavity within the earth, generally extending from the earth's
surface to beyond the zone of light. Three generic classes of caves can be recognized according
to the major sculpturing process:
(1) caves formed by pressure or flow
(2) caves carved by erosion
(3) caves dissolved by solution. Those structures formed by mechanical pressure or flow include

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