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Groundwater erodes rock, especially carbonate rock, to create caves.

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    Erosion by Groundwater

    Erosion by Groundwater

    by CK-12 //basic
    Describes erosion of rock caused by groundwater.
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    Kartchner Caverns State Park, Arizona

    Kartchner Caverns State Park, Arizona

    by CK-12 //basic
    Kartchner Caverns State Park in Benson, AZ, is a live cave that hosts a wide variety of unique minerals and formations.
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    Underground Mysteries

    Underground Mysteries

    by CK-12 //basic
    Features and minerals found in a limestone cave in New Mexico.
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    Sinkholes

    Sinkholes

    by CK-12 //basic
    Sinkholes can occur in almost any type of rock but are most common in limestone and other karst toporaphy. People and property have been swallowed by sinkholes.
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