Bulletin of the National Speleological Society - ISSN 0146-9517
Number 14: 30-33 - December 1952

A publication of the National Speleological Society

The Orgin of the Palettes, Lehman Caves National Monument, Baker, Nevada
Charles J. Kundert


The unusual and rather striking cave formations known as palettes apparently exist, in quantity at least, in only two known localities, i.e., in Grand Caverns at Grottoes, Virginia, and at Lehman Caves National Monument at Baker, Nevada. The author of this article, after an extensive study of the Nevada palette formations, presents herewith a scholarly hypothesis to explain their origin.

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