Near Grants in Cibola County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Ice Cave & Bandera Volcano
The Land of Fire & Ice
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features.
Location. 34° 59.601′ N, 108° 4.81′ W. Marker is near Grants, New Mexico, in Cibola County. Marker is on Ice Cave Road 0.6 miles south of Ice Caves Road (State Highway 53), on the right when traveling south. Marker is located in front of the Ice Caves Visitor Center and Gift Shop. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12000 Ice Cave Road, Grants NM 87020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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1. Ice Cave & Bandera Volcano. Located in a section of Bandera’s collapsed lava tube, the perpetual Ice Cave's temperature never rises above 31º F. The natural layers of ice have (Submitted on January 7, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Bandera Volcano Ice Cave (Wikipedia). The lava tube was formed during the Bandera Crater eruption sometime between 9,500 and 10,900 years ago, during one of the many basaltic eruptions in the Zuni-Bandera volcanic field over the past million years. The crater's cinder cone is 900-feet high reaching 8,309 feet above sea level. (Submitted on January 7, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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