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In the spring, water typically enters the cave through fissures and then freezes inside, creating formations like frozen waterfalls, ice stalagmites and sculptures.
Researchers looked at the ratios of two forms of oxygen atoms in the minerals deposited in layers in two stalagmites that had formed in a cave in the Himalayan foothills about 200 kilometers north of New Delhi.
The researchers were able to extract samples of a stalagmite grown through the skeleton and from other nearby rocks and scrutinize the amount of isotopes of different elements in those samples.
That distinction is generally credited to The Cave, a club established in the basement of the Grunewald Hotel (now the Roosevelt) and decorated to look like a cavern, complete with faux stalagmites and stalactites.
Combining new data with those garnered previously from another stalagmite from the same cave provides a continuous climate chronicle that stretches back more than 5700 years, the researchers report today in Science Advances.
Flanking either side were 27-foot-tall sword-wielding devil goats, with blue stalagmites surrounding the area.
The Amarnath cave houses an ice stalagmite worshipped by Hindus as a symbol of Shiva, the Hindu god of destruction.
A random arrangement of tubular Apparatus light fixtures in various metal finishes and sizes punctuates a long hallway like stalagmites.
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