Cool Fact - The Cuevas de Marmol

We swear this isn't a set from Harry Potter! The Cuevas de Marmol, or the Marble caves are located in an marble island in a remote
lake in the Chile- Argentinian border. These caves were formed as the water waves eroded the marbles. What a beautiful world we live

The Marble Caves (Spanish: Cuevas de Marmol ) are a series of sculpted caves in the General Carrera Lake on the border of Chile and Argentina, Patagonia, South America.

Formed by 6,000-plus years of waves washing up against calcium carbonate, the smooth, swirling blues of the cavern walls are a reflection of the lake’s azure waters, which change in intensity and hue, depending on water levels and time of year. 

The best time of the year to visit the Marble Caves is roughly between September and February when the ice melts feeding the lake and the color of the water is particularly enchanting turquoise. 

World Map - link to our world map in which we have graphically showcased this. Our map has monuments and Animals making it easy for young kids to remember.

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