Lechuguilla Cave | Planet Earth

The walls of these caves are covered in fragile crystals made of gypsum, which is created when limestone is dissolved by sulphuric acid.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 5'04''
  • Broadcast year: 2006
Curriculum Connection
  • Geography

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Programme: Planet Earth
  • Episode: Caves