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Title
McCarthy Album 11, Photograph 033
Contributor
Audrey Fullerton-Samora of Sacramento, great niece of William and Grace McCarthy, donated the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection to the California State Archives in 1996
Date Created and/or Issued
5/30/1934
Publication Information
California State Archives, a division of the California Secretary of State's Office
Contributing Institution
California State Archives
Collection
McCarthy (William M.) Photograph Collection
Rights Information
© 2017 by the California State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State’s Office. Contact the owner for more information at ArchivesWeb@sos.ca.gov or (916) 653-2246.
Description
Caption: "Carlsbad Caverns -- New Mexico, May 30, 34." View looking into dark cave mouth of Carlsbad Cavern, a series of natural underground chambers including the "Big Room," the fifth-largest such chamber in North America with a length of 1,000 feet, a width of 625 feet, and a maximum height of 255 feet. The site was named Carlsbad Cave National Monument in 1923, and declared Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 1930.
Type
image
Format
JPEG, scanned at 400 DPI, 24-bit color
Identifier
96-07-08-alb11-033
http://exhibits.sos.ca.gov/items/show/9380
http://exhibits.sos.ca.gov/files/original/c31827f703d805374d49470f6d1c36a2.jpg
Language
English
Subject
Carlsbad Cavern, New Mexico
Place
Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico
Source
Image of an item within the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection (96-07-08)

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