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Looking out from a cave
Looking out from a cave
 
Cave
Topic(s):   Landforms

A large hole in the ground or in the side of a hill or mountain is called a cave. Most land caves are formed in a certain kind rock called limestone. It takes 10,000 to 100,000 years for caves to form that are big enough for people to fit in.

Animals and plants can live in caves. Caves are very dark, cool and wet places. Bats are often found in caves. People enjoy taking trips through caves. They wear special equipment to stay safe and carry flashlights so they can see. When people go looking in caves, it is called spelunking (spe-lun-king).

Caves can also form in glaciers. These kinds of caves are found in the Antarctic and Artic Regions. They are very cold. Caves are also found under water in the sea.

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