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Some Growing Cave Formations Appear to Defy Gravity

Caption: Actively growing cave formations such as thread-like helictites and soda straws crowd the walls of Kartchner Caverns in areas where drip water percolates into the cave.

Credit: Bob Casavant/Arizona State Park Service

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