Another one of the amazing things to see in the Big Room at Carlsbad Caverns! If you keep it in the proper historical perspective this is an amazing thing, also in low light it is very believable as it is described.
We saw The Bottomless Pit while we walked the path around The Big Room Route.
Actually...we saw it but we didn't 'see it' because it appears as a large black opening in the rocky area. You really can't see down in it but there is...更多
The Bottomless Pit is located in the far reaches of the Big Room and a little bit past the halfway point of the self-guided tour. Of course not really bottomless, it is 140 feet (43m) deep and angled such that the bottom cannot be seen...更多
There are so many places in the cavern it's unreal. This is just one of the many marvels in the cave system. Everything is labeled so you know what you are looking at. Bring a small light to help on the way.